Bruins goalie named NAHL Central Division Star of the Week

Published 5:59 pm Monday, October 26, 2015

Austin Bruins goalie Kris Carlson was named NAHL Central Division Star of the Week recently.

Carlson,18, led Austin to a road sweep in Aberdeen against the Wings this past weekend. The native of Centerville, Virginia, allowed just three goals in the two games and stopped 49 of a possible 52 shots against.

On Friday, Carlson made 16 saves in a 3-1 win. On Saturday, he made 33 saves in a 6-2 win. It snapped a three-game losing streak for Carlson, who is 5-3-1 on the season thus far.

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“Kris has given our group a consistent presence in net and has given us an opportunity to win every single game,” said Austin head coach Kyle Grabowski. “His technical abilities are continuing to develop along with his confidence and we look forward to him having a great season.”