Dahm’s goal give Bruins a shootout win

Published 10:17 pm Friday, January 22, 2021

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Patience paid off for the Austin Bruins as they beat the Chippewa Steel (2-6-1-1 overall) 2-1 in a shootout in Riverside Arena Friday.

The Bruins (5-6-2-1 overall) came up empty on power plays at the end of the third period and overtime, but they clinched the win when Garrett Dahm scored the game-winner in the shootout after Tyler Shea stopped three of Chippewa’s four attempts.

Austin’s Garrett Dahm beats Chippewa’s Gus Bylin for the game-winning goal in Riverside Arena Friday night. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Alex Trombley also scored in the shootout for Austin and Grayson Valente scored with ten minutes left in regulation to force OT.

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Tyler Shea had 25 saves for Austin.

It had been two months since the Bruins had played a game in Riverside Arena as their last game home contest was on Nov. 20.


Chippewa 1 0 0 0 0  —  1

Austin 0 0 1 0 1  —  2 

First period

(C) Spencer Cox (Grisha Gotovets) 2:03

Second period

No scoring

Third period

(A) Grayson Valente (Peter Jacobs) (power play) 10:00

Shots: Austin — 28; Chippewa — 25

Power plays: Austin — 1-for-8; Chippewa — 0-for-4

The Austin Bruins celebrate their shootout win in Riverside Arena Friday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com