P-BRUINS SHUTOUT SHARKS 2-0

Back At The Dunk Sunday, March 18 vs. Springfield

Worcester, MA - The Providence Bruins shutout the Worcester Sharks 2-0 Saturday evening at the DCU Center.  The P-Bruins got their goals from Kirk MacDonald and Trent Whitfield, while Michael Hutchinson made 34 saves in net for the shutout.  The P-Bruins return to the Dunkin' Donuts Center Sunday, March 18 at 4:05 p.m. against the Springfield Falcons for Kid's T-Shirt Night.

After a scoreless opening period, the P-Bruins took the 1-0 lead at the 12:25 mark of the second period.  Kevan Miller held the puck at the point and sent it to the opposite point for Andrew Bodnarchuk.  He took a shot and the loose puck was picked up by MacDonald, who put it into the back of the net for his sixth goal of the season.  Providence led 1-0 going into the second intermission. 

The P-Bruins finished off the scoring with an empty net goal at the 19:56 mark of the third period.  Whitfield tallied his fifth goal of the season, while Jamie Tardif recorded the lone assist.  Providence went onto the 2-0 victory.

Tyson Sexsmith made 28 saves for the Sharks.  The P-Bruins were 0-for-5 on the power play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill.

The P-Bruins return to The Dunk Sunday, March 18 for Kid's T-Shirt Night presented by Dunkin' Donuts, Seekonk Supply and East Coast Embroidery at 4:05 p.m. against the Falcons.  Information on P-Bruins Special Ticket Offers for the 2011-12 season can be obtained by calling the team ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or by logging onto the team website at www.providencebruins.com.