Bruins fall to Minot in a shootout

Published 10:22 pm Friday, February 15, 2013

Austin's Nick Lehr jumps on a lose puck during the first period Friday night against Minot at Riverside Arena.

Austin's Josh Bretner carries the puck along the boards in the first period against Minot Friday night at Riverside Arena.

The Austin Bruins couldn’t put away Minot as they lost 3-2 in a shootout in Riverside Arena Friday.

Minot (23-20-4 overall) tied the game with a third period goal and its goalie Tyler Parks stopped all four Bruin shooters in the shootout.

Austin (33-8-6 overall) had led 2-0 in the second period as Josh Bretner and Cody Dixon each scored early goals.

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Nick Lehr had 24 saves for Austin.


Minot 0 1 1 0 1 — 3

Bruins 1 1 0 0 0 — 2

First period

(A) Josh Bretner (Jay Dickman, Brandon Wahlin) 14:15

Austin's Chris Fischer looks back for the puck along the boards during the first period against Minot at Riverside Arena.

Second period

(A) Cody Dixon (shorthanded) (John Simonson, Michael Bond) 9:59

(M) Jadin Martin (powerplay) (Jerry Laaks, Steven Shertman) 11:43

Third period

(M) Jake McCann (Scott Dornbrock) 8:24

Shots: Austin — 27; Minot — 27

Powerplays: Austin — 0-for-4; Minot — 1-for-5