Providence Bruins

Feb 27, 2016

PROVIDENCE FALLS TO BRIDGEPORT ON THE ROAD, 3-1

Providence, RI - After a crushing 6-1 win last night, the P-Bruins could not close out the home-and-home series against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and suffered a 3-1 loss.

After a scoreless first, Bridgeport jumped out to an quick lead in the second when Verhaeghe scored his first of two goals 1:23 into play. Verhaeghe forced a turnover during he Providence breakout and buried a solo effort to go up 1-0. Bridgeport struck again midway through the period when Jones threw the puck into traffic and found the back of the net.

Verhaege notched his second goal of the night with 5 to play in regulation when he managed to capitalize on a power play situation.

Justin Hickman scored Providence’s lone tally of the night 1:17 later. During a scrum in front of the crease resulting in multiple P-Bruins shots, Hickman pulled the puck off of Williams’ pads and quickly put it in the back of the net to cut the deficit to 3-1.

Providence pulled the goalie with minutes to play, but 3-1 would remain the final score.

The P-Bruins had four power play advantages over the course of the game, but could not capitalize.

Providence is back home at the Dunk Sunday February 28th against the WBS Penguins.

PROVIDENCE SCORING
#12 Justin Hickman (#6 Chris Casto, #20 Colton Hargrove) 16:22, 3rd

PROVIDENCE GOALTENDING
#31 Zane McIntyre 18 saves on 21 shots

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