P-BRUINS DEFEAT DEVILS 2-1 IN PRE-SEASON GAME

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Walpole, MA - The Providence Bruins defeated the Lowell Devils 2-1 in a shootout Thursday evening at Iorio Arena.  The P-Bruins got a goal from Adam Pineault in regulation and Jamie Arniel in the shootout.  The P-Bruins wrap up the pre-season at the MassMutal Center against the Springfield Falcons Saturday.

After a scoreless opening period, the Devils took a 1-0 lead at the 7:37 mark on an unassisted shorthanded goal from Stephen Gionta.  Lowell went into the second period leading 1-0.

The P-Bruins tied the game at one at the 8:55 mark of the third period.  Adam Pineault scored unassisted, his second goal of the pre-season.  The game went into overtime tied at one.

After a scoreless overtime, the game went into a shootout.  Arniel was the first shooter in the shootout and scored to give the P-Bruins the lead.  None of the other nine shooters scored as the P-Bruins went on to the 2-1 shootout victory.

Matt Dalton stopped 28 of 29 shots in regulation and all five shots in the shootout for the P-Bruins, while Mike McKenna made 29 saves in regulation and four saves in the shootout for the Devils.  The P-Bruins were 0-for-6 on the power play and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill.

The P-Bruins wrap up the pre-season at the MassMutal Center against the Falcons Saturday at 7:05 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.