Wings grab a sweep over Bruins

Published 10:29 pm Saturday, February 4, 2017

The Aberdeen Wings used a big third period effort to sweep the weekend series from the Austin Bruins with a 5-2 win in Riverside Arena Saturday.
The game was tied at 2-2 after two periods, but the Wings scored three goals – including two empty netters in the last three minutes – to put it away.
Alex Schilling had 17 saves on the 20 shots he saw in the loss for Austin.
Aberdeen 1  1  3  –  5
Austin  1  1  0  –  2
First period
(A) Travis Kothenbeutel (Jan Stefka, Cole Lawrence) (power play) 7:48
(AB) Kevin Fitzgerald (Tyler Bossert, Jack Kelly) 19:27
Second period
(AB) Gage Mackie (Zach Noble, Colton Fletcher) 2:02
(A) Logan Haskins (Paul O’Connor) 5:45
Third period
(AB) Joey Strada (Colton Fletcher) (power play) 8:56
(AB) Riley Murphy (Carson Dimmoff, Kevin Fitzgerald) (empty net) 17:42
(AB) Fletcher (empty net) 18:24
Shots: Austin – 24; Wings – 22
Power plays: Austin – 1-for-5; Aberdeen Wings – 1-for-5

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