AHL Announces Schedule Reduction By Two Home Games

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins announced today they will be hosting two special hockey events at The Dunkin' Donuts Center to celebrate the 2011-12, 20th Anniversary Season. The P-Bruins will play host to the 1st Annual Boston Bruins Black & Gold Game at The Dunk and will also host a 20th Anniversary Providence Bruins Alumni Game.

The American Hockey League also announced that they will be reducing the 2011-12 regular season schedule to 76 games, which means there will be 38 home games played at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The 2011-12 regular season schedule is expected to be announced during the month of August.

Providence Bruins full season ticket holders will receive their seats for the Boston Bruins Black & Gold Game and the Providence Bruins Alumni Game as part of their season ticket package. P-Bruins 20 Game, 10 Game and 5 Game season ticket holders will have the first chance to purchase their seats at a reduced rate for both of these special events before they go on sale to the public.

The Boston Bruins Black & Gold Game kicks off the Boston Bruins pre-season schedule. This will be the first chance for fans to see members of the 2011-12 Boston Bruins skate together as a team. The Boston Bruins Black & Gold Game will take place in September with the game date to be announced at a later date.

The Providence Bruins Alumni Game will feature some of the most popular players from the 20 year history of the P-Bruins. Visit the P-Bruins website and Facebook page all summer long as the P-Bruins announce the alumni team roster, date for the game and all other details.

Check back all season long to the P-Bruins website providencebruins.com and to the P-Bruins facebook page facebook.com/providencebruins as the P-Burins post more details about each of these two exciting 20th Anniversary Season events.

Providence Bruins season tickets for the 2011-12 season are currently on sale. For more information please call the team ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log onto the team website at providencebruins.com.