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
(A) Quinn Martin (Jason Koehn) 5:55
(M) Derek Frentz (Reid Stefanson) 12:10
(M) Austin Martinsen (Jake Dittel, Nate Pionk) 13:32
(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