P-BRUINS FALL TO MONARCHS 2-1

Back at The Dunk Sunday vs. Manchester Monarchs

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins fell to the Manchester Monarchs 2-1 Friday evening at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.  The P-Bruins got their lone goal from Jordan Knackstedt.  The P-Bruins return home to the Dunkin' Donuts Center Sunday at 4:05 p.m. for Amica Lip Balm Night against the Lowell Devils.

The Monarchs took a 1-0 advantage at the 6:21 mark of the opening period.  Dwight King netted his seventh goal of the season, while Kevin Westgarth recorded the lone assist.  Manchester led 1-0 going into the first intermission.

After a scoreless second period, Providence tied the game at one at the 1:10 mark of the third period.  John Lammers took a shot from the right point and the puck landed on the stick of Hamill.  He put a shot on net and the rebound went to Knackstedt, who tallied his tenth goal of the season.  Manchester answered back with a goal at the 1:44 mark.  David Meckler scored his 11th goal of the season, while Corey Elkins picked up the lone assist.  The Monarchs went onto the 2-1 victory.

Kevin Regan stopped 29 of 31 shots for the P-Bruins, while Jonathan Bernier made 31 saves for the Monarchs.  The P-Bruins were 0-for-2 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.

Providence heads back on the road Saturday to face the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at 7:00 p.m. at the Arena at Harbor Yard.  The P-Bruins wrap up the week at home at The Dunk Sunday at 4:05 p.m. for Amica Lip Balm Night against the Devils.  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 http://www.providencebruins.com/.