Bulls surpass Bruins for first place in the Central Division

Published 2:35 pm Monday, November 15, 2021

The Austin Bruins slipped into second place in the NAHL Central Division when they lost to the North Iowa Bulls (12-4-0-2 overall) by a score of 5-3 on the road Saturday.

The Bruins (11-5-1-2 overall) now trail the Bulls by a point in the Division.

Hudson Hodges had 17 saves for Austin.

SCORING SUMMARY

Austin 1 2 0  —  3

NI 2 2 1  —  5

First period

(A) Sutter Muzzatti (Carson Riddle, Xavier Jean-Louis) :33

(NI) Carter Repalje (Michael Mesic, Joey Potter) 3:28

(NI) Hunter Bulger (Justin Mexico, Simone Dadie) 16:39

Second period

(A) Jens Richards (Therien Thiesing, Matys Brassard) 1:20

(NI) Byron Hartley (Potter) 6:20

(NI) Hartley (Sean Vlashich, Greg Japchen) 9:38

(A) Muzzatti (Damon Furuseth, Dylan Gajewski) 18:47

Third period

(NI) Rapaljje (Logan Dombrowsky, Mesic) (empty net) 18:18

Shots: Austin — 34; North Iowa — 22

Power plays: Austin — Austin 0-for-4; North Iowa — 0-for-2