Bruins take down Coulee Region Chill

Published 9:54 pm Friday, January 16, 2015

The Austin Bruins struck first and never looked back as they beat Coulee Region (20-10-6 overall) 4-1 in La Crosse, Wis. Friday.

The Bruins (19-9-10 overall) out-shot the Chill 52-35 and the Bruins led 3-0 after two periods as Tony Uglem, Derek Olmschenk and Brian Bachnak all scored in that stretch.

Evan Smith stopped 34 shots to pick up his third win of the season.

SCORING SUMMARY

Austin 1 2 1 — 4

Coulee 0 0 1 — 1

First period

(A) Tony Uglem (Alex Jasiek, Luke Dietsch) 0:51

Second period

(A) Derek Olmschenk (power play) (Dietsch, Liam Feeney) 2:12

(A) Brian Bachnak (Cory Dunn, Alex Jasiek) 14:28

Third period

(C ) Eddie Matsushima (Richard Zehnal, Adam Lovick) 14:04

(A) Jacob Kullberg (Luke Forfar) 18:32

Shots: Austin — 52; Coulee Region — 35

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-8; Coulee — 0-for-7