Miller’s late goal pushes Bruins past Brookings

Published 9:50 pm Friday, March 4, 2016

The Austin Bruins won in dramatic fashion as they edged out Brookings (19-24-6 overall) 4-3 on the road Friday night.

Austin (24-22-4 overall) scored two third period goals and Jade Miller, who is from Minot, N.D., scored the game-winning goal with just 38 seconds left in regulation. Miller now has a league leading 10 game winning goals and 25 total goals on the season.

The Bruins tied the game at 3-3 when Travis Kothenbeutel scored early in the third period.

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Austin had led 1-0 and 2-1, but the Bobcats took their first lead of the night when Toby Sengvongxay scored with 1:24 left in the second period.

Kristofer Carlson had 30 saves for Austin.


Austin 1 1 2 — 4

Brookings 0 3 0 — 3

First period

(A) Justin Misiak (Austin Rueschhoff, Travis Kothenbeutel) 2:52

Second period

(B) Parker Revering (Chase Gamelin, Nick Ford) 8:29

(A) Zach Kennedy (Luke Forfar) 12:31

(B) Mikael Hakkarainen (power play) (Kane Durment, TJ Samec) 15:28

(B) Toby Sengvongxay (Griff Jeszka, Nick Ford) 18:36

Third period

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel (power play) (Austin Rueschhoff, Jon Richards) 5:56

(A) Jade Miller (Griffin Slightam) 19:23

Shots: Austin — 33; Brookings — 33

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-2; Brookings — 1-for-3