P-BRUINS DEFEAT FALCONS IN PRE-SEASON OPENER

Opening Night Sunday, October 4 at The Dunk

Marlboro, MA - The Providence Bruins defeated the Springfield Falcons 4-1 Wednesday evening at the New England Sports Center.  The P-Bruins got goals from Adam Pineault, Rob Kwiet and Alain Goulet.  The P-Bruins are at Iorio Arena in Walpole, MA, Thursday versus the Lowell Devils at 6:05 p.m. for their second pre-season game.

The P-Bruins took a 1-0 lead at the 8:37 mark of the opening period, while on the power play.  Pineault tipped the puck into the net off a shot from Jordan Knackstedt, while Kwiet had the second assist.  Providence went ahead 2-0 at the 14:35 mark, while on a 5-on-3 man advantage.  Kwiet netted his first goal of the pre-season off a shot from the left point, with Jimmy Fraser and Alain Goulet getting the assists.  The P-Bruins went into the first intermission leading 2-0.

After a scoreless second period, the P-Bruins made it 3-0 at the 1:11 mark of the third period.  Goulet scored his first goal of the pre-season from the right point, while T.J. Fox and Matt Marquardt recorded the assists.  Springfield got on the board at the 6:24 mark.  Bryan Lundbohm netted his first goal of the pre-season, while Adam Henrich and Dylan Stanley grabbed the assists.  The Falcons pulled within a goal at the 19:02 mark, while on the power play.  Stanley scored his first goal of the pre-season, while Henrich and Colton Fretter had the assists.  The P-Bruins held on for the 3-2 victory.

Adam Courchaine stopped 32 of 34 shots for the P-Bruins, while Aaron Sorochan made 22 saves and Andrew Perugini made 13 saves for the Falcons.  The P-Bruins were 2-for-8 on the power play and 5-for-6 on the penalty kill.

The P-Bruins are back in action at the Iorio Arena Thursday versus the Devils at 6:05 p.m.  Information on P-Bruins tickets can be obtained by calling the team ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or by logging onto the team website at providencebruins.com.