Bruins drop two close ones

Published 9:31 pm Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Austin Bruins lost a pair of weekend contests as they lost 6-5 in overtime to the Coulee Region Chill in Riverside Arena Saturday and they lost 3-2 in a shootout to the Brookings Blizzard on the road Sunday.

Austin’s Dan Petrick tied the game against Coulee with a goal that made it 5-5 with 56 seconds left in the third period, but Steven Qualiata scored the game-winner early in OT for the Chill.

In the game against Brookings, Chase Brand forced overtime when he scored a third period goal for the Blizzard. Brookings won the shootout 1-0 by stopping the Bruins on all four of their attempts.

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Coulee 3 0 2 1 – 6
Austin 0 2 3 0 – 5
First period
(C) Trenton Bliss (Shay Donovan, Marshal Plunkett) (power play) 4:39
(C) Alex Faloner (Scott Corbett) (power play) 9:55
(C) Plunkett (power play) 16:59
Second period
(A) Cooper Sande (Lane Krenzen, Travis Kothenbeutel) 10:28
(A) Michael Piehler (Dan Petrick, Charlie Spetz) (power play) 18:01
Third period
(A) Jon Richards (Kothenbeutel, Toby Sengvongxay) (short handed) 1:07
(A) Petrick (Evan Cholak, Justin Misiak) 5:44
(C) Kevin Dineen (Isaac Theisen, Matt Doran) (power play) 9:25
(C) Caleb Schroer (Theisen) 14:52
(A) Petrick (Jan Stefka, Cholak) (power play) 19:04
(C) Steven Quagliata (Plunkett) 1:28
Shots: Austin – 31; Coulee – 24
Power plays: Austin – 2-for-7; Coulee 4-for-9
Austin 0 1 1 0 0 – 2
Brookings 0 1 1 0 1 – 3
First period
No scoring
Second period
(A) Charlie Spetz (Jaden Schields, Justin Misiak) 2:58
(B) Gunnar Goodmanson (Zach Mitchell, Brett Callahan) (short handed) 12:28
Third period
(A) Dan Petrick (AJ Drobot, Travis Kothenbeutel) (power play) 3:32
(B) Chase Brand (Nicholas Cardelli, Taylor Schneider) 10:04
Shots: Austin – 35; Brookings – 29
Power plays: Austin 1-for-4; Brookings 0-for-4