Wednesday, October 26, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: October 26

1997: The P-Bruins halt a three-game losing streak by drawing a 4-4 tie with the Rochester Americans.

2001: Trailing the expansion Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 2-0, the P-Bruins perk up at the halfway mark of the third period. Ivan Huml cuts the difference to 2-1 and Bobby Allen inserts the equalizer with an empty Providence net and a power play for a 2-2 tie at the Civic Center.

2002: Andy Hilbert scores a hat trick entirely on the power play and the P-Bruins sculpt a 5-0 lead before subsisting through the remainder of a 5-2 home win over the Lowell Lock Monsters.