Saturday, November 12, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: November 12

1992: Grigori Panteleev’s hat trick spells the difference in a 5-2 home win over Hershey.

1995: Tim Sweeney’s second straight two-goal game highlights an 8-2 throttling of the Prince Edward Island Senators at the Providence Civic Center. In addition, top gun Ryan Hughes inserts the 1,000th goal in franchise history.

1999: Eric Nickulas bags two goals while Peter Ferraro and Andre Savage each log a 1-2-3 scoring line for the night as part of a 7-2 home win over the Hershey Bears.

2004: A fight-filled 3-2 home win over Hershey includes goaltenders Hannu Toivonen and Peter Budaj tussling at center ice late in the second period.

2006: Trailing the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-1, at the second intermission, the P-Bruins rally for a 4-3 overtime win at The Dunk. Martins Karsums inserts the equalizer with 8:16 to spare in regulation, then ends the same bonus round he had forced at the 1:57 mark.