Bruins complete sweep of Wilderness

Published 7:44 am Monday, March 16, 2015

The Austin Bruins moved a step closer to clinching the NAHL Central Division for the third straight year when they beat the Minnesota Wilderness (34-13-6 overall) to complete a weekend sweep in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Trevor Boyd netted a hat trick for the Bruins (34-11-11 overall) as he scored two third period goals to put the game away.

Evan Smith had 22 saves in the win for the Bruins.

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Austin (79 points) leads Minot (72 points) in the Central Division.


Wilderness 1 1 0 – 2

Bruins 1 2 2 – 5

First period

(M) Ian Mansfield 6:00

(A) Tony Uglem (Alex Pettersson, Luke Dietsch) 12:57

Second period

(A) Dietsch (Pettersson, Nico Sturm) 4:14

(M) Aaron Miller (Janis Jaks) 12:11

(A) Trevor Boyd (Uglem, Ian Scheid) 13:42

Third period

(A) Boyd (Alex Jasiek) 13:16

(A) Boyd 19:01

Shots: Austin – 25; Wilderness – 24

Power plays: Austin – 0-for-6; Wilderness – 0-for-6