Providence Bruins

Dec 19, 2014

THE PROVIDENCE BRUINS DEFEAT THE PORTLAND PIRATES, 3-2 IN OVERTIME

PORTLAND, M.E. –The puck dropped at the Cross Arena at 7:00PM tonight for the Providence Bruins’ first road game of the weekend. 

The score remained 0-0 for the first half of the 1st period. At the 10:32 mark Alexander Khohklachev got on the board with the assists going to Caron and Pastrnak. About one minute later, at the 11:40 mark, Lessio found the back of the net for the Pirates to tie the score at one. The P-Bruins held the score at one through the end of the 1st despite the fact that Portland had 7 shots on goal compared to their 4. 

The Providence Bruins and the Portland Pirates entered the second ready to break the tie. Portland struck first and netted a goal to make the score 2-1 thanks to Martinook. But, the P-Bruins continued to fight through the period and tied it up again when Matt Lindblad scored at the 17:37 mark with the assist going to Ben Youds. 

After three periods in regulation, the Providence Bruins were unable to break the 2-2 tie and headed into overtime. At the end of a very exciting overtime period, Pastrnak broke the tie with 28.6 seconds left. The Providence Bruins defeated the Portland Pirates 3-2. 

PROVIDENCE SCORING

#13 Alexander Khokhlachev (Caron, Pastrnak)

#9 Matt Lindblad (Youds)

#32 David Pastrnak (Lindblad)

 

PROVIDENCE GOALTENDING

#30 Jeremy Smith (29 saves on 31 shots)

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The Providence Bruins are an American Hockey League franchise and the top affiliate of the NHL’s Boston Bruins. Since moving to Providence in 1992 the P-Bruins have been among the league leaders in regular season attendance. On the ice the team has enjoyed similar success, having won five division titles, three regular season titles and the Calder Cup in 1999.

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