Providence Bruins

Nov 21, 2015

CROSS’S GAME WINNER SNAPS P-BRUINS 7 GAME LOSING STREAK

Providence, RI - Providence had a strong showing in Springfield to end their seven game losing skid. Bordson and Cross both had their first goals of the season, and Noel Acciari and Brandon DeFazio added goals of their own in the 4-1 effort.

Bordson opened the socring 5:27 into the 1st period. He put the puck past Treutle with the help of DeFazio for his first goal of the season and his first in a Providence Bruins jersey. Providence looked strong in the first 20 minutes, getting off 11 shots while the defense held Springfield to only 4 shots on net.

Springfield struck back 4:40 into the 2nd period when Plachta took advantage on the power play to tie the game at 1-1. Grant and Monardo were credited with assists. Cross responded with a goal of his own at 13:22 with help from Seth Griffith and Austin Czarnik to give the P-Bruins the 2-1 lead heading into the third period. This was Cross’s first goal and eigth point of the season.

Acciari notched his second of the year to give Providence the two goal lead with 13:22 left in the period. Ben Youds and Ben Sexton assisted on Acciari’s goal. DeFazio sealed the deal with an empty netter with under two minutes to ensure the win.

Providence comes back home to the Dunk Sunday November 22nd where they take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at 3:05pm for the second time in three days.

PROVIDENCE SCORING
#36 Rob Bordson (#24 Brandon DeFazio) 5:27, 1st
#3 Tommy Cross (# Seth Griffith, #27 Austin Czarnik) 13:22, 2nd
#10 Noel Acciari (#5 Ben Youds, #14 Ben Sexton) 6:38, 3rd
#24 Brandon DeFazio (#10 Noel Acciari, #6 Chris Breen) 18:53, 3rd

PROVIDENCE GOALTENDING
#31 Zane McIntyre 20 saves on 21 shots

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