Bobcats hold off late Bruin rally

Published 10:23 pm Sunday, October 2, 2016

The Austin Bruins lost 4-3 to the Bismarck Bobcats (4-3 overall) in Bismarck, N.D. Saturday.
Austin’s Liam Thrawl and Jan Stefka each scored a goal in a 30-second spurt in the third period to make it a one-goal game but the Bruins couldn’t get the equalizer.
Robbie Goor stopped all 11 shots in relief in the third period for the Bruins (2-3-1 overall) and Jake Kucharski took the loss as he stopped 11 of the 15 shots he saw.
Austin 0 1 2 – 3
Bismarck 2 2 0 – 4
First period
(B) Jared Resseguie (Cooper Haar) 9:15
(B) Tobias Fladeby (Nick Alexander, Tanner Vescio) (power play) 18:06
Second period
(A) Dan Petrick (Evan Cholak) 4:38
(B) Resseguie (Haar) 10:57
(B) Fladeby (Noah Bormann, Joseph Sardina) 17:16
Third period
(A) Liam Thrawl 8:16
(A) Jan Stefka (Petrick) 8:46
Shots: Ausitn – 30; Bismarck – 26
Power plays: Austin 0-for-5; Bismarck 1-for-3

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