Bruins slide into first place tie with Minot

Published 7:47 pm Monday, December 3, 2018

The Austin Bruins completed a weekend home sweep over the Minot Minotauros when they won 4-3 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Devon Fields scored the go-ahead goal for Austin (15-6-0-3 overall) with just 20 seconds left in the second period. Joseph Winkelmann had two goals and one assist for Austin.

Brett Miller stopped 23 of 26 shots, including all nine of the shots he faced in the third period, to pick up the win in net.

Email newsletter signup

The win puts Austin in a first place tie in the NAHL Central Division with Minot (16-8-1-0 overall). as both teams have 33 points. Aberdeen is in third with 32 points.


Minot 2 1 0    3

Austin 2 2 0    4

First period

(A) Dante Sheriff (Joseph Winkelmann, Jed Pietila) (power play) 1:41

(M) Justin Kelly (Kyle Oleksiuk, Nick Strom) 4:31

(A) Winkelmann (Reginald Millette, Andrew Willis) 7:05

(M) Levi Kleiboer (Fritz Belisle) (power play) 16:23

Second period

(A) Winkelmann (Dylan Davies, Sheriff) 8:12

(M) Taylor Lantz Levi Kleiboer) 9:11

(A) Devon Fields (Sheriff, Dante Zapata) 19:40

Third period

No scoring

Shots: Austin — 28; Minot — 26

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-2; Minot — 1-for-7