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Bruins take down Norsemen in dramatic fashion

The Austin Bruins used a frantic finish to slip past the St. Cloud Norsemen 5-3 in Riverside Arena Friday.

The Bruins scored twice in the last two minutes as Carson Riddle scored his 14th goal of the season to tie the game at 3-3 with just under two minutes left and John Lundy buried the game-winning goal with 38 seconds left.

Hudson Hodges had 18 saves for Austin.

SCORING SUMMARY

St. Cloud 0 2 1 – 3

Austin 1 0 4 – 5

First period

(A) Barrett Brooks (Sutter Muzzatti) (power play) 14:37

Second period

(SC) Ryan O’Neill (Brett Chorske) 15:21

(SC) Brett Chorske (Jack Suchy) 19:01

Third period

(A) Kyle Oleksiuk (Jacob Malinski) 2:20

(SC) Nikolas Hong (short handed) 3:53

(A) Carson Riddle (Alex Trombley) 18:11

(A) John Lundy (John Lundy) 19:22

(A) Garrett Dahm 19:59

Shots: Austin – 44; St. Cloud – 21

Power plays: Austin – 1-for-6; St. Cloud – 0-for-4