BUSSI, LYSELL LEAD P-BRUINS TO OVERTIME VICTORY AGAINST PHANTOMSNov 24, 2023
Allentown, PA - Goaltender Brandon Bussi stopped 41 shots, while forward Fabian Lysell netted the overtime winner as the Providence Bruins defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-1 on Friday night at the PPL Center. Jayson Megnascored the other goal for Providence. The P-Bruins snapped a four-game losing skid with the victory.
How It Happened
- Alec Regula fed a pass to Megna at the top of the left circle, where he hammered a one-timer inside the far post for a power play goal, giving the P-Bruins a 1-0 lead with 58 seconds remaining in the first period. Anthony Richardreceived a secondary assist on the tally.
- Olle Lycksell jammed in a rebound that was sitting in the blue paint for a power play goal, tying the game at 1-1 with 5:48 left in the third period.
- While on a power play in overtime, Georgii Merkulov zipped a pass to Lysell at the left post, who one-timed the puck into the back of the net from the off-angle, giving Providence the 2-1 victory. Jesper Boqvist received an assist as well.
- Bussi stopped 41 of the 42 shots he faced. The P-Bruins totaled 28 shots.
- The Providence power play went 2-for-7, and the penalty kill was 2-for-3.
The Providence Bruins travel to Bridgeport, C.T. to battle the Islanders on Saturday, November 25 at Total Mortgage Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:05 P.M.