P-BRUINS FALL TO SHARKS 3-2
Back at The Dunk Friday vs. Springfield
Worcester, MA - The Providence Bruins fell to the Worcester Sharks 3-2 Saturday evening at the DCU Center. The P-Bruins got their goals from Jeff Penner and Matt Bartkowski. Providence is back in action at the Dunkin' Donuts Center Friday at 7:05 p.m. for Uncle Bob's Self Storage Tote Bag Night against the Springfield Falcons.
The Sharks took the 1-0 lead at the 14:41 mark of the opening period. Jamie McGinn tallied his first goal of the season, while Benn Ferriero and Nick Schaus recorded the assists. Worcester made it 2-0 at the 18:25 mark. Cam MacIntyre netted his third goal of the season, while Andrew Desjardins and Sean Sullivan picked up the assists. The Sharks led 2-0 going into the first intermission.
Worcester grabbed a 3-0 advantage with a shorthanded goal at the 7:04 mark of the second period. McGinn scored his second goal of the season and the game, with Ferriero and Mike Moore getting the assists. The P-Bruins got on the board at the 19:33 mark with a power play goal. Joe Colborne held the puck in the corner and sent it into the slot for Jamie Arniel. He found Penner in the left faceoff circle, who scored his fifth goal of the season. The Sharks led 3-1 going into the second intermission.
The P-Bruins pulled within a goal at the 7:28 mark, while on the power play. Jordan Caron had the puck halfway up the right boards, before sending it to Jeremy Reich in the corner. He passed it to Bartkowski who was skating in from the left point. Bartkowski fired the puck into the net for his fifth goal of the season. The P-Bruins could not get on the board again and fell to the Sharks 3-2.
Nolan Schaefer stopped 24 of 27 shots for the P-Bruins, while Alex Stalock made 29 saves for the Sharks. The P-Bruins were 2-for-3 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.
The P-Bruins are back in action at The Dunk Friday against the Falcons at 7:05 p.m. for Uncle Bob's Self Storage Tote Bag Night. Providence travels to The DCU Center Saturday against the Worcester Sharks at 7:00 p.m., before wrapping up next weekend Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the Time Warner Cable Arena against the Charlotte Checkers. Information on P-Bruins tickets for the 2010-11 season 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/.