Bruins fall to Wilderness 4-2

Published 7:44 am Monday, November 24, 2014

The Austin Bruins lost 4-2 to the Minnesota Wilderness (13-7-1 overall) on the road Saturday.

Brian Bachnack, who has returned to the lineup from injury, scored a goal to make it 3-2 near the end of the second period, but the Bruins (10-6-7 overall) couldn’t do any more damage.

Zach Driscoll had 25 saves in the loss for Austin.

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Austin, which has 27 points on the season, is in second place in the NAHL Central as Minot has 29 points.


Austin 0 2 0 – 2

Wilderness 1 2 1 – 4

First period

(M) Billy Exell (Aaron Miller) 14:16

Second period

(M) Niklas Lehtimaki (power play) (Tobias Bjorklund, Aaron Miller) 1:15

(M) Jack Forbort (Bjorklund) 11:40

(A) Ian Scheid (short handed) (Alex Pettersson) 18:25

(A) Brian Bachnak (Trevor Boyd, Luke Dietsch) 19:38

Third period

(M) Aaron MIller (Janis Jaks, Exell) 8:32

Shots: Austin 31; Wilderness – 29

Power plays: Austin – 0-for-5; Wilderness – 1-for-5