Late scoring blitz puts Bruins past Wings

The Austin Bruins finished with a scoring frenzy as they beat Aberdeen (7-3-1 overall) 4-1 on the road Friday.

Austin (9-1 overall) scored three goals in the last four-and-a-half minutes as Sam Kauppila started the rally with a shorthanded goal with 4:32 left in the game. Lucas Kohls added another goal two minutes later, and Josh Bretner scored his second goal of the night on an empty-netter to close the win.

Nicholas Lehr, who is now 8-1 with a save percentage of 94.4, was outstanding in the net for Austin as he stopped 40 shots.

 SCORING SUMMARY

Bruins      1 0 3 — 4

Aberdeen 0 0 1 — 1

First period

(A) Josh Bretner PP (Guillaume Leclerc, Easton Viitala), 4:19

Second period

No scoring

Third period

(Ab) Drew Doyon (Lennart Palausch, Zach Doerring), 4:10

(A) Sam Kauppila SH (Luke Dietsch), 15:28

(A) Lucas Kohls (Leclerc, Jay Dickman), 17:37

(A) Josh Bretner, empty net (Dietsch), 18:36

Powerplays: Austin — 1-for-2; Aberdeen — 0-for-4

Shots: Austin — 44; Aberdeen — 41

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