Magicians hold off Austin Bruins

Published 10:16 pm Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Austin Bruins started off slow as they lost 3-2 to the Minnesota Magicians (5-8-2 overall) on the road Thursday.

The Magicians scored all three of their goals in the first period, but Austin (9-7-1 overall) pulled to within 3-2 when Travis Kothenbeutel scored on a penalty shot in the second period.

Austin Smith stopped 11 of the 14 shots he saw for Austin and Kristofer Carlson stopped all 14 of the shots he saw in 38 minutes of relief duty.

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Austin 1 1 0 — 2

Magicians 3 0 0 — 3

First period

(A) Justin Misiak (power play) (Miha Zajc, Paul OConnor) 4:21

(M) Travis Brown (power play) 9:49

(M) Pierce Crawford (Brady Heppner, Kevin Dineen) 15:02

(M) Alex Lambacher (Owen Larson, Joe Nathe) 16:38

Second period

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel (penalty shot) 16:29

Third period

No scoring

Shots: Austin — 32; Magicians — 28

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-6; Magicians — 1-for-5