Bruins score a crucial win in St. Cloud

Published 9:47 am Monday, April 4, 2022

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The Austin Bruins moved closer to the postseason as they edged out the first place St. Cloud Norsemen (37-16-2-1 overall) 2-1 in St. Cloud Saturday.

Anthony Menghini scored his 16th goal of the season to give the Bruins (28-23-3-2 overall) the lead for good in the second period.

Klayton Knapp stopped 24 of 25 shots to score the win in net.

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There are just five games remaining in the regular season and if Austin wins one more game, it will clinch a playoff spot. 


St. Cloud 1 0 0  —  1

Austin 1 1 0  —  2

First period

(A) Walter Zacher (Sutter Muzzatti) 4:10

(SC) Dakota Lenz (Leo Gruba, Peyton Hanson) 8:39

Second period

(A) Anthony Menghini (Nick Catalano, Xavier Jean-Louis) 12:13

Third period

No scoring

Shots: Austin — 20; St. Cloud — 25

Power plays: Austin — 0-for-3; St. Cloud — 0-for-6