AUSTIN, MN – The Minnesota Magicians scored in the sixth minute of all three periods, while Danil Gerasimov made 32 saves in a 3-0 shutout of the Austin Bruins at Riverside Arena.
Kyle Amundson opened the scoring at 6:28 of the first, driving the net and tipping home a Braxton Collins feed. Zach Kennedy and AJ Drobot each hit the post with shots as the Bruins were kept off the board despite 13 shots. Jacob Gammicchia, who scored his only previous goal of 2015-16 at Riverside as a meme era of the Minot Minotauros, would get his first as a Magicians at 6:17 of the 2nd period. Again, the Bruins held a shot advantage, but couldn't beat Gerasimov and trailed 2-0 at the end of two.
In the 3rd, Minnesota captain Jack Christensen made it 3-0 exactly 6 minutes in, virtually putting the game away. Gerasimov did the rest, stopping all 32 shots that came his way. Kris Carlson stopped 20 in the loss. The Bruins and Magicians go at it again on Saturday Night at Richfield Arena at 7:00. Fans can watch the game on FASTHockey.com or listen on AM 1480 KAUS and myaustinminnesota.com. The game will also air at B&J Bar and Grill in downtown Austin.