Magicians top Bruins 4-2

Published 9:16 pm Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Austin Bruins lost 4-2 to the Minnesota Magicians (22-26-7 overall) on the road Thursday.

Austin (26-24-4 overall) pulled to within 3-2 when Evan Cholak scored a third period goal, but the Magicians put the game away with an empty net goal with 25 seconds left in the game.

The Bruins tied the game up at 1-1 when Jacob Paganelli scored an early first period goal, but the Magicians scored two straight goals to make it a 3-1 goal headed into the third period.

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Kristofer Carlson had 24 saves for Austin.

Austin has six game remaining in the regular season and its next four contests are on the road.


Austin 1 0 1 — 2

Magicians 2 1 1 — 4

First period

(M) John Peterson (Jack Christensen) 4:38

(A) Jacob Paganelli (power play) (Luke Noterman, Jade Miller) 6:59

(M) Hugo Gallet (power play) (Tanner Tweeten, Casey Jerry) 14:23

Second period

(M) Tanner Tweeten (power play) (Pierce Crawford, Mitch Slattery) 12:49

Third period

(A) Evan Cholak (Paganelli) 2:37

(M) Jack Christensen (empty net) (Brady Heppner) 19:35

Shots: Austin — 31; Magicians — 28

Power plays: Bruins — 1-for-6; Magicians — 1-for-3