Bruins clinch a playoff spot with home win
Published 2:52 pm Monday, March 20, 2023
The Austin Bruins clinched a playoff spot when they beat the Bismarck Bobcats 5-2 in Riverside Arena Saturday.
Walter Zacher and Ocean Wallace each scored third period goals to clinch the win. Zacher now has 29 goals.
Adam Prokop had 21 saves for Austin (32-13-3-2 overall).
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The Bruins lead the NAHL Central Division with 72 points and the North Iowa Bulls and the St. Cloud Noseman are tied at second with 59 points.
Bismarck 1 0 1 – 2
Austin 2 1 2 – 5
(A) Jackson Rilei (Ethan Lindahl, Jackson Luther) 2:19
(A) Josh Giuliani (Dylan Cook, James Goffredo) 8:25
(B) Attila Lippai (Logan Valkama, Adam Pietila) 16:55
(A) Matthew Desiderio (Ethan Lindahl) 3:35
(A) Walter Zacher :49
(B) Logan Valkama (Calvin Hanson, Michael Neumier) 12:41
(A) Ocean Wallace (empty net) 16:56