Bruins open season Friday with 5-2 win

Published 9:04 am Monday, October 1, 2012

Austin’s Chris Fischer boxes out Coulee Region’s Brady Riesgraf during the second period Friday night. -- Eric Johnson/

Jay Dickman made his Bruins debut count as he helped lead the team to a 5-2 win over Coulee Region (1-3-1 overall) in its home opener in Riverside Arena Friday.

Dickman, a 6-foot, 6-inch, 225 pound forward from Shoreview, scored two goals and had two assists as Austin (3-2 overall) out-shot the Chill 37-17.

Nicholas Lehr had 15 saves in the win for the Bruins.

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The home opener drew a crowd of 1,520 for the Bruins.



Coulee Region    1 0 1 — 2

Bruins     2 1 2 — 5


First period

(A) AJ Reid (Jay Dickman, Austin Nelson) 1:55

(A) Dickman (powerplay) (John Simonson, Brandon Wahlin) 8:47

(C) Aleksi Mustaniemi (extra attacker) (Andy Faust) 14:18


Second period

(A) Dickman (Reid) 13:45


Third period

(A) Josh Bretner (powerplay) (Wahlin, Dickman) 9:41

(C) Travis Underwood (powerplay) 10:32

(A) Simonson (Nolan Kirley) 13:09

Shots: Austin – 37; Coulee Region – 17