Bruins bounce back; Big 3rd period lifts Austin to 3-2 win over Wilderness

Published 11:06 pm Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Austin Bruins came up with a big third period to beat the Minnesota Wilderness in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Austin trailed 3-2, but it was able to strike back. After Jason Koehn and AJ Drobot scored goals to tie things up, Travis Kothenbeutel netted the game-winner with 49 seconds left in regulation.

Alex Schilling had 32 saves for Austin.

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Wilderness 2 1 0  –  3

Austin 0 2 2  –  4

First period

(M) Alexander Esbjors (Pavel Mikhansenok, Louis Roehl) 10:13

(M) Dylan Mills (Mikhasenok, Tristan Rostango) 13:45

Second period

(A) Justin Misiak (Jan Stefka, Thomas Keane) 2:00

(M) Roehl (Tim Nicksic, Rostango) 13:17

(A) Jason Koehn (AJ Drobot) 16:12

Third period

(A) Drobot (Misiak) 13:01

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel 19:11

Shots: Austiin – 20; Wilderness – 35

Power plays: Austin – 0-for-5; Wilderness – 0-for-4