P-BRUINS DEFEAT SHARKS 3-1 IN PRE-SEASON FINALE
Regular Season Begins Friday In St. John's
Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins won their final pre-season game 3-1 over the Worcester Sharks Saturday afternoon at
the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The P-Bruins got goals from Wayne Simpson, Zach Trotman, and Mike Moore, while Malcom Subban stopped 25 of 26 shots.
In the first period, the P-Bruins got off to a slow start with Subban having to
come up with some big saves. Konrad
Abeltshauser put the Sharks on the scoreboard first at the 4:51 mark of the
opening period. He scored off a pass
from teammate Luke Judson. Although the P-Bruins had some excellent
scoring opportunities during the remainder of the period, they failed to
capitalize and the Sharks took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
The P-Bruins tied the game at one at the 10:54 mark of the second period.
Defensemen David Warsofsky made a pass
across the ice to Simpson, who was able to put the puck past a sprawling J.P. Anderson. Both the P-Bruins and Sharks continued to put
shots on net, but none went in until the 17:14 mark. The P-Bruins capitalized on a power play
opportunity as Anthony Camara fed Trotman,
who shot the puck into the back of the net.
The P-Bruins led 2-1 going into the second intermission.
continued its strong play in the third period.
Subban came up big stopping all eight shots he faced and the P-Bruins
were able to put the game away when Moore scored an empty net goal at the 19:55
mark. The Providence Bruins went onto the 3-1 victory.
The P-Bruins were 1-for-4 on the power play and
1-for-1 on the penalty kill.
The P-Bruins open up the regular season on the road in St. John’s with a pair
of game Friday and Saturday at 6:00pm. Opening Night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center is Friday, October 11 at 7:05pm against the Manchester Monarchs. The first
2,000 fans will receive a free clapper courtesy of Washington Trust. For tickets to this game or
any other P-Bruins home games visit www.providencebruins.com.