BRUINS ALUMNI REPORT: Playoff time in College Hockey

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ECHL: Keegan Asmundson (Bruins ‘10-11) made 30 saves on 32 shots in his third appearance as a member of the Indy Fuel, but was saddled with a loss as Toledo picked up a 2-1 win on Sunday. February 28th.

NCAA DI: Eamon McAdam (Bruins ’10-11) was nominated for the Mike Richter award last week, which recognizes the NCAA’s best goaltender. He made 26 saves in a 2-1 win over Wisconsin on Friday. McAdam has posted an 11-4-1 record in 16 starts with a 2.43 goals against average and a .928 save percentage, leading the Big-10 in both categories. C.J. Smith (Bruins 11-13) scored a goal in U-Mass Lowell’s regular season finale, a 3-1 home win over Boston College on Friday, 2/27. Smith finishes the regular season leading the River Hawks in points with 33 (14 goals, 19 assists). They’ll take on Boston University in the Hockey East Quarterfinals starting Friday. Johnny Simonson (Bruins ’11-13) had a pair of assists in North Dakota’s 4-1 win on Saturday, 2/28 at Nebraska-Omaha. They’ll host Colorado College in the NCHC Quarterfinals, also starting Friday.

NCAA DIII: Charlie Adams (Bruins ’10-12) sits 2nd among all DIII players in points with 49 (21 goals, 28 assists), behind only Hamline teammate Brandon Zurn. Adrian College rolled to the NCHA Championship and into the NCAA Tournament after a pair of 4-2 wins over St. Scholastica followed by a 4-1 victory against St. Norbert. Brian Bachnak (Bruins ’13-15) opened the postseason scoresheet for the Bulldogs 2:28 into the first game, with some help from a Cory Dunn (Bruins ’13-15) assist. Trevor Boyd (Bruins ’13-15) also scored two goals including the game winner in the same game. Bachnak scored the game-winner in game two, with Dunn picking up two more assists. Dunn would add one more helper in the championship game. Adrian will take on Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday, March 19th. Jeremy Finger (Bruins '10-12) and his UMass-Boston Beacons won the NEHC Championship with a 3-2 OT victory over Babson on Saturday. They'll take on Trinity in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

ACHA DI: Former Bruins Colton Kramer (Bruins ’11-13), Kody Reuter (Bruins ’11-14), Jake Arroyo (Bruins ’12-15), and Tony Uglem (Bruins ’14-15) all suited up for the Iowa State Cyclones in a 2-1 loss to Lindenwood in the ACHA DI National Championship on Tuesday night. Reuter scored the lone goal for the Cyclones. Uglem had a goal and four assists in the tournament to lead the team.

USHL: Jake Kielly (Bruins ’14-15) registered a 26 save shutout as Tri City blanked Omaha 4-0 on Friday night. Kielly got Saturday off as a Bruins alumni-powered attack for Sioux City got two goals from Trey Dodd (Bruins ’13-15) and the game winner from Josh Wilkins (Bruins ’14-15) in a 4-3 triumph over the Storm.