P-Bruins Continue Playoffs Friday At Dunk Vs. Portland

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins fell to the Portland Pirates 3-0 Wednesday evening at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.  The P-Bruins continue the Calder Cup Playoffs at the Dunkin' Donuts Center Friday versus the Pirates at 7:05 p.m.

The Pirates took a 1-0 lead at the 4:23 mark of the opening period.  Marek Zagrapan tallied his first goal of the playoffs, while Mark Mancari and Marc-Andre Gragnani recorded the assists.  Portland took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.

After a scoreless second period, the Pirates made it 2-0 at the 1:42 mark of the third period.  Felix Schutz netted his first goal of the post season unassisted.  The Pirates finished off the scoring at the 19:02 mark with an empty net goal.  Zagrapan scored his second goal of the post season with Mancari getting the lone assist. Portland went on to win 3-0.

Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 32 shots for the P-Bruins, while Jhonas Enroth made 28 saves for the Pirates.  The P-Bruins were 0-for-3 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.

The P-Bruins continue the playoffs at The Dunk Friday, April 17 at 7:05 p.m. for Game 2. Information on P-Bruins playoff tickets can be obtained by calling the team ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or by logging onto the team website at providencebruins.com.