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Larkin nets game-winner for Bruins

The Austin Bruins started a six-game homestand with a 3-2 overtime win against the Bismarck Bobcats (28-12-4-4 overall) in Riverside Arena Friday.

Hugh Larkin scored the game-winner for Austin (26-15-2-5 overall) when he scored his 20th goal of the season.

The Bruins forced overtime when Dante Sheriff scored early in the third period.

Brett Miller had 23 saves in net for Austin.

Austin’s Hugh Larkin puts on the pressure during the first period against Bismarck Friday night in Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

SCORING SUMMARY

Bismarck 1 1 0  0    2

Austin 0 1 1  1    3

Austin’s Jaden Shields leads on Bismarck’s Tim Piechowski during the first period Friday night in Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

First period

(B) George Grannis (Tim Piechowski, Will Hillman) 5:53

Second period

(A) Josef Mysak (Hugh Larkin) (power play) 5:55

(B) Grannis 17:04

Third period

(A) Dante Sheriff (Hugh Quinn, Tiernan Shoudy) 1:57

OT

(A) Larkin (Tiernan Shoudy, Jaden Shields) 1:03

Shots: Austin — 26; Bismarck — 25

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-5; Bismarck —0-for-3

Austin’s Dante Sheriff turns with the puck in the first period against Bismarck in Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com