Bruins open up home schedule with win over Wings

Published 10:50 pm Friday, October 4, 2019

The Austin Bruins opened their home ice schedule in style as they beat the defending Robertson Cup champions Aberdeen Wings (2-3-2 overall) 5-4 in a shootout in Riverside Arena Friday night.

Ben Almquist netted the game winner in the shootout for Austin after Austin goalie Tyler Shea, who had 18 saves in regulation, stopped all three of Aberdeen’s attempts.


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Aberdeen 0 3 1 0 0 – 4

Austin 0 3 1 0 1 – 5

First period

No scoring

Second period

(AB) Connor Beatty 3:22

(AB) Phillip Tornqvist (Zach Aughe, Riley Murphy) 4:19

(A) Hugh Larkin (Christopher Tamer, Ben Almquist) 5:24

(A) Carson Riddle (Peter Jacobs) 5:49

(AB) Jack Powell (Clayton Cosentino, Pierson Brandon) 6:07

(A) Almquist (Kevin Gabor, Jaden Shields) 19:59

Third period

(A) Connor Tilmon (Cullen Rush, Shields) 9:01

(AB) Riley Murphy (Zach Aughe, Jake Beaune) 14:02