Minot tops Bruins in OT

Published 10:10 pm Friday, March 31, 2017

The Austin Bruins lost 3-2 to the Minot Minotauros (37-16-4 overall) in overtime in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Minot won the game when Reid Stefanson scored 3:38 into the extra session.

Former Minotauro Jack Murphy tied the game up at 2-2 and forced overtime when he scored his 15th goal of the season for the Bruins with six minutes left in the third period.

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Alex Schilling had 34 saves for the Bruins (21-27-4-5 overall).

The Bruins have just three games remaining this season.


Austin 1 0  1  0    2

Minot 1 1  0  1    3

First period

(A) Quinn Martin (Jason Koehn) 5:55

(M) Derek Frentz (Reid Stefanson) 12:10

Second period

(M) Austin Martinsen (Jake Dittel, Nate Pionk) 13:32

Third period

(A) Jack Murphy (Joe Kinsella) 14:00


(M) Reid Stefanson (Paul O’Connor, Derek Frentz) 1:22

Shots: Austin — 22; Minot — 37

Power plays: Austin — 0-for-2; Minot — 0-for-2