Tuesday, November 15, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: November 15

1996: The expansion Philadelphia Phantoms win their first visit to the Civic Center, 4-1.

2001: The P-Bruins engage in their first game with one of the six former IHL franchises, tying the host Milwaukee Admirals, 1-1.

2002: Pat Leahy and Martin Samuelsson insert two goals apiece in regulation. After the visiting Portland Pirates delete a 4-1 and later a 5-4 deficit, Zdenek Kutlak finishes them off with a walkoff goal to give Providence a 6-5 overtime win.

2009: The Worcester Sharks draw a 3-3 knot with exactly 100 seconds to spare in regulation. But seven seconds off the subsequent face-off, Drew Larman inserts the eventual game-winner as the P-Bruins pilfer a 5-3 victory at DCU Center.