Bruins beat up Alexandria for series sweep
The Austin Bruins found an offensive flurry Saturday night against the Alexandria Blizzard at Riverside Arena.
The Bruins put seven goals on the board as five different players scored in a 7-1 victory over the Blizzard.
The win completed a series sweep with their most lopsided win of the season.
Austin improved to 17-23-2 overall, while Alexandria dropped to 21-18-5.
Chase McDonald and Mike Adamowicz each had two goals apiece to pace the Bruins. Trevor Waldoch, Alex Tesensky and Sam Olson also scored for the Bruins.
Austin native John Kirby also had a big game. He finished with three assists.
The Bruins got off to a fast start, scoring three goals in the first 20 minutes. Adamowicz netted the first two, with Waldoch scoring late in the first period to make it 3-0.
McDonald opened the second period with a goal at 11:08. The Bruins made it 5-0 with Tesensky's goal with just seven seconds remaining in the second.
McDonald and Olson added insurance goals in the third period.
Keegan Asmundson picked up the win in net for the Bruins. He recorded 26 saves on 27 shots.
The Bruins put 38 shots on goal. Austin returns to action at 7:05 p.m. Thursday at home against Aberdeen. They hit the road for two games on Friday and Saturday at Alexandria.