Providence Bruins

Jan 3, 2015

THE P-BRUINS FALL TO PORTLAND PIRATES 1-0 IN SHOOTOUT

PORTLAND, M.E. -  The Providence Bruins traveled to the Cross Arena tonight to face the Portland Pirates at 7:00PM. 

The Providence Bruins and the Portland Pirates were neck in neck through the first period. Providence had 5 shots on goal but were not able to capitalize on any of them during the first 20 minutes of play. Jeremy Smith blocked all 7 of Portland’s shot on goal, keeping the game scoreless through the 1st.

Entering the second period, both teams were eager to get on the board. Although Providence outshot Portland 13-5, they were still unable to break the tie through the second period.

After a 40 minutes of the play, the Providence Bruins and the Portland Pirates entered the third period determined to break the 0-0 tie. Both teams battled through the third with Providence getting 10 shots on goal compared to Portland’s 9 shots on goal. Despite a tough battle in regulation, the score remained 0-0 at the end of the third. 

With the game scoreless, the Providence Bruins and the Pirates went into overtime. After a full seven minutes of overtime, the teams forced a shootout. McKenna was able to block all three shots from Flick, Camara, and Warsofsky. The Providence Bruins ultimately fell to the Portland Pirates thanks to a shoot out goal from Jordan Szwarz. 

 

PROVIDENCE GOALTENDING:

#30 Jeremy Smith (25 shots- 25 saves)

 

PROVIDENCE OT GOALTENDING:

#30 Jeremy Smith (3 shots- 2 saves) 

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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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