Tuesday, October 18, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: October 18

1992: The P-Bruins sweep their first weekend slate of home games by outscoring the Moncton Hawks, 4-3.

1997: The P-Bruins drop a 5-2 decision at the Providence Civic Center in their first-ever meeting with the Beast of New Haven.

2002: Matt Herr inserts his third winning goal in as many games on the year as the P-Bruins reap a 2-1 decision in their home opener against Springfield.

2003: Matt Herr scores two goals for the second consecutive night and Sergei Zinovjev converts on a power play midway through the third period en route to a 4-2 win at the Springfield Civic Center.

2008: Johnny Boychuk has a hand in both goals as the P-Bruins delete a 2-0 deficit within the final 6:06 of the third period to force overtime, where they settle for a single point in a 3-2 loss to the host Worcester Sharks.

2009: Vladimir Sobotka and Andy Wozniewski score two goals and two helpers apiece while Brad Marchand and Adam McQuaid each log a 1-1-2 performance to paste the visiting Portland Pirates, 7-2.