The goal of any AHL team is not only to develop an NHL organization’s prospects, but also have players ready when injuries arise. Minor league depth is key to maintaining success over the course of a grueling season, and the Providence Bruins provided that for Boston. The start of the year saw numerous injuries to the Bruins defense, but the depth and talent Providence sent up helped them weather the storm and put them in position to compete for the Cup
The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues will meet in the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals, and for P-Bruins fans there is an extra storyline to follow. Naturally it will be exciting to watch Boston’s core who came up through the Providence pipeline, but in addition to the 17 current Bruins who started their career in Providence there is another player with P-Bruins ties. It just happens to be the Blue’s starting goaltender and Calder Trophy Finalist Jordan Binnington. The 25-year old played all of the 2017-18 season for Providence, but will now look to defeat some of his former teammates for hockey’s ultimate prize.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Charlotte Checkers Friday night 4-1 in Game Four of the Atlantic Division Semifinals, ending their 2018-19 season. The P-Bruins got their lone goal from Jeremy Lauzon while Kyle Keyser made his first professional start in net.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Charlotte Checkers Wednesday night 3-0 in Game Three of the 2019 Atlantic Division Semifinals and now trail the best of five series 2-1. The P-Bruins were shutout for the 14th time in their postseason history while Zane McIntyre made his 21st career playoff appearance in net.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Charlotte Checkers Sunday night 4-2 in Game Two of the 2019 Atlantic Division Semifinals. The best of five series is now tied 1-1. The P-Bruins got goals from Cooper Zech, Jack Studnicka, Peter Cehlarik and Chris Breen while Dan Vladar made his first career postseason appearance in net.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Charlotte Checkers Saturday night 5-4 in Game One of the 2019 Atlantic Division Semifinals. The P-Bruins got goals from Jordan Szwarz, Cooper Zech, Anton Blidh and Paul Carey while Zane McIntyre made his 20th career postseason appearance in net.
The 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs have arrived, and the Providence Bruins have arguably the toughest draw of any team. The P-Bruins, who are the four seed, take on the top team in the AHL as they welcome the Charlotte Checkers to town for the Atlantic Division Semifinals. Charlotte was the only team in the AHL with over 50 wins and as such boast one of the most well-rounded attacks in the league. However, the P-Bruins have matched up well with the Checkers, as all but one of their eight games were decided by a single goal. Providence was 4-3-1 against Charlotte and 2-1-1 at the Dunk, outscoring them 19-18 overall
The Providence Bruins fell 6-1 to the Springfield Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon in their regular season finale. The P-Bruins got their lone goal from Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, while Zane McIntyre made his 46th start of the season in net. Sean Bonar made his Providence debut in the final period of the game.
The Providence Bruins, Charlotte Checkers and the American Hockey League have announced the schedule for their first-round match-up in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs. The P-Bruins, who are the lower seed, will begin this best-of-five series at the Dunkin Donuts Center with Game one on April 20 and Game two on April 21.