The Providence Bruins defeated the Binghamton Devils Wednesday night in overtime 2-1 in the first game of a three-game road trip. The P-Bruins got goals from Chris Porter and Colton Hargrove while Zane McIntyre made his ninth start of the season in net.
Injuries at the NHL level have depleted the Providence Bruins roster, and recently that has shown on the scoreboard. After a hot start in which they started 6-1-0-0, the P-Bruins entered this weekend’s two-game home stand against the Hershey Bears on their longest winless drought of the season. That drought extended to four games (0-2-2) after Friday’s 4-1 loss, as despite Justin Hickman’s first goal of the season Providence couldn’t overcome an early deficit.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Hershey Bears Sunday afternoon 4-1, putting an end to their four-game losing streak. The P-Bruins got goals from Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, Colby Cave, Austin Czarnik and Colton Hargrove while Jordan Binnington made the start in net.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Hershey Bears Friday night 4-1 in the first of two weekend match-ups against their division foe. The P-Bruins got their lone goal from Justin Hickman while Zane McIntyre made his eighth start of the season in net.
The Providence Bruins concluded a quick two-game road trip this weekend, and although they were able to grab two of four points the P-Bruins were left feeling that it could have been a clean sweep. Both games ended in a 4-3 overtime loss, though Providence had two-goal leads in each of their defeats. With 16 points and a 7-4-2 record, Providence sits at fourth place in the Atlantic Division and fifth place overall in the Conference.
The Providence Bruins fell in overtime to the Springfield Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon 4-3, dropping their second straight game in OT. The P-Bruins got goals from Ryan Fitzgerald, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and Emil Johansson while Jordan Binnington made his fourth start of the season in goal.
The Providence Bruins fell in overtime to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins Saturday night in 4-3 in a rematch of last year’s Atlantic Division Semi-Finals. The P-Bruins got two goals from Ryan Fitzgerald and another from Colby Cave while Zane McIntyre made his seventh start of the season in goal.
It was another busy week of transactions for the Providence Bruins as their parent club deals with the injury bug. The P-Bruins have received two of their star players back from Boston, though have sent one player to the NHL and one to the ECHL.
While just one win in three tries with two shutouts mixed in this weekend for the Providence Bruins may not seem like a successful week, a closer look may prove differently with the amount of success the team’s recent alumni have had in Boston. The P-Bruin roster has been depleted due to injuries their parent club has suffered, though thanks to the efforts of several Providence players Boston has been able to weather the storm. Eight players currently on Boston’s roster played in Providence last season with four of those players seeing time in the ocean state this season.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Sunday afternoon 6-0 as they were shutout for the second time this season. Zane McIntyre made the start in net after being loaned to Providence earlier in the day by Boston.