Wednesday, November 23, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: November 23

1994: Mike Bodnarchuk draws a 2-2 knot midway through the third period and Jeff Serowik breaks it with 6:17 to spare en route to a 3-2 home win over the newfangled Syracuse Crunch. With the NHL lockout still in session, the game is nationally televised on ESPN2.

2001: Five different goal-scorers fuel a 5-2 home win over Springfield, putting the P-Bruins above the .500 mark for the first time since their season opener.

2002: Tim Thomas bolsters a 5-2 win at Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena, halting 41 out of 43 Monarchs’ shots.

2005: Defenseman Jonathan Sigalet scores in overtime to beat the host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 2-1.

2007: Seven individual point-getters pace the P-Bruins to a 3-2 home win over Portland.

2008: Martin St. Pierre (goal, assist), Brad Marchand (playmaker hat trick) and three other multipoint performers pilot the P-Bruins past the Hartford Wolf Pack, 6-3.