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Bruins outlast Bobcats in 15-round shootout

Jan. 5—The Austin Bruins and Bismarck Bobcats went 15 shots deep in a shootout and the Bruins finally prevailed when Tristan Zarsky scored to clinch a 4-3 shootout win in Riverside Arena Friday.

Each team exchanged goals early in the shootout and Trent Wiemken denied the Bobcats (18-12-0-2 overall) on 11 straight shootout attempts to set up the winning goal.

Trent Wiemken had 29 saves for Austin (18-12-1-0 overall).

SCORING SUMMARY

Bismarck 2 0 1 0 0 — 3

Austin 0 1 2 0 1 — 4

First period

(B) Julian Beaumont (Tommy Cronin, Matthew Rafalski) 13:52

(B) Beaumont (Chase Beacom, Keanu Krenn) 16:25

Second period

(A) Nathan Williams (Austin Salani, Connor Beckwith) 2:42

Third period

(A) Will Diamond (Jackson Rilei, Beckwith) 7:26

(A) Salani (Damon Furuseth) 13:49

(B) Patrick Johnson (Tommy Cronin, Evan Hunter) 18:44