Bruins get shootout win

Published 10:10 pm Saturday, November 11, 2017

For the second night in a row the Austin Bruins found themselves needing a shootout to decide the contest with Coulee Region, however, unlike Friday’s 2-1 loss, the Bruins got win Saturday night, 3-2 at Riverside Arena.

The Bruins held a 2-1 lead into the third period after Evan Cholak scored on a tight angle to the right of Coulee goalie Emil Zetterquist, but Coulee’s Nick Bowman even the score at two at 6:15 in the third period.

Cholak secured the win with the shootout’s only goal.

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Mads Soogard tallied 24 saves on the night.

The Austin Bruins’ Jaden Shields pressure’s Coulee Region’ Marshal Plunkett during the first period Saturday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/


Coulee Region 0 1 1 0 0 — 2

Austin 1 1 0 0 1 — 3

First Period

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel (Andy Willis, Evan Cholak) 4:58

Second period

(C) Nick Lund (Billy Duma) :56

(A) Evan Cholak (Kothenbeutel, Anthony Stark), 3:48

Third period

(C) Nick Bowman (Andrew McGlynn, Tomas Vochozka) 6:15


No scoring

Shots: Austin – 35; Coulee – 26

Power plays: Austin – 0-3; Coulee 0-4