Friday, November 18, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: November 18

1992: Goaltender John Blue stops 41 of 42 shots-faced to garner a 2-1 victory at New Haven. Meanwhile, Glen Murray and Chris Winnes tie an AHL record by scoring five seconds apart.

1994: The P-Bruins blow away a five-game losing streak, along with the visiting Fredericton Canadiens, in a 6-1 home victory.

2000: Initially trailing, 2-0, the P-Bruins pull even with the Portland Pirates, 3-3, at the second intermission before Eric Manlow, Eric Nickulas and Cameron Mann score in succession for a 6-3 win at the Cumberland County Civic Center. Both Manlow and Mann record a playmaker hat trick to go with their goals.

2006: Trailing 2-0, 4-1 and 5-4 in Worcester, the P-Bruins score two unanswered goals late in the third period to beat the Sharks, 6-5. David Krejci’s fourth point and second goal of the game constitutes the equalizer with 4:45 to spare and Kris Versteeg inserts the decider with 53 seconds remaining.