Saturday, October 29, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: October 29

1993: The P-Bruins are shut out for the first time in franchise history, conceding a 5-0 decision to the Adirondack Red Wings at the Providence Civic Center.

1999: Aaron Downey, the two-time defending penalty minute leader in the AHL, takes his enforcer instincts a little over the line when he hits linesman Tim Kotyra during a game-ending melee against the visiting Hartford Wolf Pack. Meanwhile, Andre Savage’s two-goal night is wasted in a 5-3 home loss.

2000: Eric Manlow beats the host Philadelphia Phantoms with an overtime goal, giving the P-Bruins five points in a span of three days.

2010: The P-Bruins engage the new Albany Devils for the first time, ultimately losing a 3-2 decision at The Dunk. Jordan Knackstedt scores both Providence goals, each of them assisted by Joe Colborne.