NAHL 2020-21 Regular Season Schedule Announced

AUSTIN, Minn. – The North American Hockey League released it’s 2020-21 Regular Season schedule on Friday. For the Bruins, a complete 60-game schedule will begin a bit later than the rest of the league, starting on October 30 at the Aberdeen Wings. While the rest of the NAHL kicks off on October 9, 2020, the Bruins […]

Jaden Shields Commits to DIII Adrian College

AUSTIN, Minn. – The Austin Bruins, proud members of the North American Hockey League, are thrilled to announce the commitment of Jaden Shields to Adrian College (NCAA DIII). Shields, 20, played parts of four seasons with the Bruins and ranks ninth all-time in games played for the black-and-gold with 147. The Royal Oak, MI, native […]

Team Gold Takes Game 1 of Bruins Orientation Camp Black and Gold Games

AUSTIN, Minn. – The Austin Bruins held their first of two games on the weekend with Team Gold coming out on top 4-3 over Team Black. Orientation Camp, the final chance for players to impress the coaching staff and earn their spot on the final roster, pits two Austin Bruins teams against one another. It was […]


AUSTIN, Minn. – Following the news that Corpus Christi and Kansas City were opting out of the 2020-21 season, the North American Hockey League held a Dispersal Draft on Thursday, allowing the remaining teams to select from Corpus Christi’s and Kansas City’s rostered players. In the league-wide draft, the Bruins selected forwards Ryan Coughlin and […]

Bruins Add Assistant Coach Justin Fisher

AUSTIN, Minn. – The Austin Bruins and Head Coach Steve Howard have rounded out their coaching staff, announcing the hiring of Justin Fisher as the team’s new Assistant Coach.  Fisher, 27, comes to Austin after spending a season as an Assistant Coach with Adrian College (ACHA). Before coaching, Fisher played five seasons for the Bulldogs and […]

Cory Lonke Hired as Goalie Coach/Assistant Coach

AUSTIN, Minn. – The Austin Bruins and Head Coach/GM Steve Howard are proud to welcome new Goalie Coach/Assistant Coach Cory Lonke to the team’s coaching staff. Lonke will fill a void left by Keegan Asmundson who opted to pursue other opportunities outside of hockey. “We are so grateful for the work that Keegan Asmundson put […]

All-Star Game Showcases Future Austin Bruins and Rochester Grizzlies Talent

AUSTIN, Minn. – For the first time since March, a meaningful hockey game took place at Riverside Arena in the form of Friday night’s All-Star Game. Nearly fifty players who survived the four-day Main Camp, battled it out in a simulated game vying for the Bruins final roster. Team Black defeated Team Gold in 60-minutes, 5-3. […]

NAHL Regular Season To Begin October 9, 2020

AUSTIN, Minn. – The outlook for the Austin Bruins 2020-21 season just got a little more clear. On Tuesday, the North American Hockey League announced that the regular season will begin on Friday, October 9th, 2020. Though individual team schedules have not yet been released, the announcement of a start date comes as welcome information […]

Six Selected by Bruins in NAHL Entry Draft

AUSTIN, Minn. – For the second time in two months, the Austin Bruins added to their stable of players, selecting six in this season’s NAHL Entry Draft. In mid-May, the Bruins selected two defensemen and a goaltender in the NAHL’s Supplemental Draft and followed it up on Tuesday by selecting four forwards and two defensemen. Off […]