Taking command: Bruins take 2-0 lead over Wilderness
Published 10:06 pm Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Austin Bruins are sitting in an awfully good position after defeating the Minnesota Wilderness 3-1 Saturday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their best of five series.
The Bruins got a goal in all three periods to get the win and Alex Schilling got the win between the pipes.
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Dan Petrick got the scoring going on a power play in the first period at 6:53.
Alex Mella followed just 34 seconds into the second period when he chipped a pass in off the left side of Wilderness goalie Jacob Sibell.
Lane Krenzen capped the scoring with an empty-netter in the last minute of the game.
Austin is now in a position to sweep the Wilderness when they travel north to Cloquet next weekend for games three and four.
Wilderness 0 0 1 — 1
Austin 1 1 1 — 3
A — Dan Petrick (Evan Cholak, Travis Kothenbeutel) PP 6:53
A — Alex Mella (Ian Mageau, Lane Krenzen) :34
W _ Landon Langenbrunner (Nick Altmann, Isaac Moberg), 5:10