Bruins roar back in the third to clip Wings

Published 9:55 pm Friday, March 3, 2017

The Austin Bruins bounced back from a big hole as they scored five third period goals to beat the Aberdeen Wings (23-22-2-2 overall) 5-3 on the road Friday.

Michael Piehler scored two quick goals in the third period to bring Austin within 3-2 and AJ Drobot tied the game at 3-3. Cole Lawrence gave Austin (20-24-2-3 overall) the lead for good when he scored with 10:02 left in the game.

Jake Kucharski had 36 saves in the win for Austin.

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Austin 0  0  5    5

Wings 2  1  0    3

First period

(AB) Riley Murphy (Colton Fletcher) 7:50

(AB) Carter Roo (Tyler Bossert) 9:36

Second period

(AB) Roo (Bossert, Andy Carroll) 8:25

Third period

(A) Michael Piehler 3:59

(A) Pielher (Jan Stefka) 8:52

(A) AJ Drobot 9:28

(A) Cole Lawrence (Justin Misiak, Quinn Marin) 9:58

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel 19:54

Shots: Austin — 27; Aberdeen — 39

Power plays: Austin — 27; Aberdeen — 39