Austin Bruins

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Austin Bruins
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City Austin, Minnesota
League NAHL
Division Central
Founded 2010
Home arena Riverside Arena
Colors Black, Gold, Brown
              
Owner(s) Craig Patrick
General manager Kyle Grabowski (2015–16)
Head coach Kyle Grabowski (2015–16)
Franchise history
2010–present Austin Bruins

The Austin Bruins are a Tier II junior ice hockey team in the North American Hockey League's the Central Division. The Bruins play their home games in the Riverside Arena in Austin, Minnesota.[1]

History[edit]

The Bruins were an expansion team that first played in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) in the 2010–11 season.[2] On January 19, 2012, it was announced the team signed a 3-year deal to continue play in Austin.[3]

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2010–11 58 23 31 4 50 151 186 1,233 5th, Central Did not qualify
2011–12 60 36 18 6 78 198 162 985 3rd, Central Lost in Div. Finals
2012–13 60 42 11 7 91 223 155 1204 1st, Central Lost in Div. Finals
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
3rd of 24, NAHL
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

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2012
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Alexandria Blizzard 3-games-to-1
Divisional Finals, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-1
  • 2013
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Divisional Finals, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-1
  • 2014
Divisional Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Divisional Finals, Austin Bruins defeated Bismarck Bobcats 3-games-to-2
Robertson Cup Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Topeka RoadRunners 2-games-to-1
Robertson Cup Finals, 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 Finals, Minnesota Wilderness defeated Austin Bruins 2-games-to-0
  • 2016
Division Semifinals, Austin Bruins defeated Minot Minotauros 3-games-to-1
Divisional Finals, Bismarck Bobcats defeated Austin Bruins 3-games-to-2

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ [1] Archived April 2, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.

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