Bruins beat Coulee 3-1

Published 8:55 pm Sunday, January 20, 2013

Austin's Easton Viitala gets hung up with Coulee Region's Derek O'Flynn during a scrum at the net in the second period Saturday night at Riverside Arena. -- Eric Johnson/

The Austin Bruins beat Coulee Region (11-22-5 overall) 3-1 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Austin's Josh Bretner plays the puck behind the goal during the second period Saturday night against Coulee Region at Riverside Arena.

Brandon Wahlin, CJ Smith and Jay Dickman all scored goals in the win for the Bruins (28-6-5 overall).

Jason Pawloski picked up the win in net with 22 saves.

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Coulee 0 0 1 — 1

Austin 1 1 1 — 3

First period

(A) Brandon Wahlin (powerplay) (Jay Dickman, John Simonson) 19:30

Second period

(A) CJ Smith (Jake Flynn, Josh Bretner) 2:42

Third period

(C) Andy Faust (Jimmy Kortum, Derek OFlynn) 9:52

(A) Dickman (empty net) (AJ Reid, Bretner) 19:16

Shots: Austin — 46; Coulee — 23

Powerplays: Austin — 1-for-7; Coulee — 0-for-3