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Austin Bruins
AustinBruins
City: Austin, Minnesota
League: NAHL
Division: Central
Founded: 2010
Home Arena: Riverside Arena
Colors: Black, Gold, Brown


              

Owner(s): Craig Patrick
General Manager: Steve Howard (2017-18)
Head Coach: Steve Howard (2017-18)
Franchise history
2010-Present: Austin Bruins

The Austin Bruins are a Junior A Tier II ice hockey team based in Austin, Minnesota. The team began play during the 2010-11 season. A member of the North American Hockey League in the Central Division, the Bruins play their home games in the Riverside Arena.[1]

On March 1, 2010, the Bruins announced their nickname.[2] On January 19, 2012, it was announced the team signed a 3-year deal to continue play in Austin.

Season RecordsEdit

Season GP W L OL SL PTS GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2010-11 58 23 31 4 - 50 151 186 1233 5th, Central did not qualify
2011-12 60 36 18 6 - 78 198 162 985 3rd, Central Lost in 2nd Round
2012-13 60 42 11 7 - 91 223 155 1204 1st, Central Lost in 2nd Round
2013-14 60 40 19 1 - 81 187 145 1163 1st, Central Lost in Robertson Cup Finals
2014-15 60 38 11 11 - 87 210 136 1066 1st, Central Lost in Robertson Cup Finals
2015–16 60 29 27 4 - 62 181 168 1215 3rd, Central
14th of 22, NAHL
Lost in Div. Finals
2016-17 60 24 27 4 5 57 185 202 1048 6th, Central did not qualify
2017-18 60 33 19 4 4 74 176 160 894 2nd, Central Lost in Div. Finals

PlayoffsEdit

  • 2012
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Alexandria Blizzard 3-games-to-1
Divisional Final, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-1
  • 2013
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Divisional Final, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-1
  • 2014
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Divisional Final, Austin Bruins defeated Bismarck Bobcats 3-games-to-2
Robertson Cup Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Topeka RoadRunners 2-games-to-1
Robertson Cup Final, Fairbanks Ice Dogs defeated Austin Bruins 2-games-to-0
  • 2015
Round 1 Series, Austin Bruins defeated Aberdeen Wings 3-games-to-0
Robertson Cup Quarterfinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-2
Robertson Cup Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Lone Star Brahmas 2-games-to-1
Robertson Cup Final, Minnesota Wilderness defeated Austin Bruins 2-games-to-0
  • 2016
Division Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Division Final, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-2
  • 2017
Did not qualify
  • 2018
Division Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minnesota Wilderness 3-games-to-1
Division Final, Minot Minotauros defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-none

ReferencesEdit

  1. approves Austin, Minnesota membership | North American Hockey League. NAHL (2010-02-24). Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  2. Rose, Mike. (2010-03-01) Junior hockey team’s name set — Austin Bruins. Austin Daily Herald. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.

External linksEdit


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