Sheriff moves up on scoring list as Bruins fall to Steel

Published 9:49 pm Friday, January 24, 2020

Dante Sheriff cemented himself in Bruins history, but Austin came up short as it lost to the Chippewa Steel (22-12 overall) 5-4 on the road Friday.

Sheriff tied Travis Kothenbeutel as the all-time leading scorer in franchise history as he had three assists in the loss. He now has 146 career points.

Austin (21-11-2-4 overall) trailed 3-0 in the first period and Tyler Shea stopped 22 of the 27 shots he saw in net.

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Austin 0  2  2    4

Chippewa 3  2  0    5

First period

(C) Connor McGrath 1:09

(C) Jacob Dirks (Ian Famulak) 18:49

(C) Luke Farthing (Connor Szmul) 19:02

Second period

(C) Braden Lindstrom (Michael Black) 5:13

(A) Barrett Brooks (Cullen Rush) 10:34

(C) Connor McGrath (Braden Linstrom) 13:07

(A) Jed Pietila (Dante Sheriff, Josef Mysak) (power play) 16:45

Third period

(A) Pietila (Sheriff, Carson Riddle) (power play) 5:41

(A) Josef Mysak (Sheriff) (power play) 11:00

Shots: Austin — 39; Chippewa — 27

Power plays: Austin — 3-for-6; Chippewa — 0-for-3