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Bruins end losing streak with shootout win over Minotauros

The Austin Bruins saw a third period lead disappear, but they recovered and beat the Minot Minotaurs (14-12-3-2 overall) 4-3 in a shootout to end a four-game losing streak in Riverside Arena Friday.

Alex Schilling stopped both of the shots he saw in the shootout for Austin (15-10-1-4 overall) and Dante Zapata and Xander Lamppa scored in the shootout.

Minot forced the OT when Rykr Cole scored with 6:07 left in the third.

Schilling had 25 saves for Austin.

SCORING SUMMARY

Minot 1 1 1 0  0    3

Austin 1 2 0 0  1    4

First period

(M) Michael Talbot (Fritz Belisle, Sam Fuss) 9:06

(A) Travis Kothenbeutel (Evan Cholak, Dan Patrick) (power play) 18:00

Second period

(A) Cholak (Kothenbeutel) 5:30

(M) Fuss (Miroslav Much, Nolan Sawchuk) (power play) 9:07

Third period

(M) Rykr Cole (Austin Dollimer) (short handed) 13:53

Shots: Austin — 35; Minot — 28

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-3; Minot — 1-for-3