Wings move within one win from eliminating Bruins

Published 4:56 pm Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Austin Bruins had their backs pushed against the wall after losing game two of the NAHL Central Division playoffs to Aberdeen by a score of 3-2 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Austin now trails the best of five games series 2-0 and it must win the final three games to keep its season alive.

Aberdeen took the lead for good when Owen DuBois scored a shorthanded goal to make it 3-2 in the third period.

Klayton Knapp had 20 saves for the Bruins.

SCORING SUMMARY

Aberdeen 1 2 0 – 3

Austin 0 2 0 – 2

First period

(AB) Landry Schmuck (power play) 12:12

Second period

(A) Jens Richards (John Larkin, Sutter Muzzatti) (power play) 4:56

(AB) Ronan Walsh (Cade Neilson) 9:49

(A) Carson Riddle (Anthony Menghini, Nick Catalano) (power play) 11:22

(AB) Owen DuBois (Will Gilson) (short handed) 17:27

Third period

No scoring

Shots: Austin – 35; Aberdeen – 23

Power plays: Austin – 2-for-5; Aberdeen 1-for-5