Thursday, December 8, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: December 8

2001: Andrew Raycroft backstops his third win in four nights while Ivan Huml and Eric Manlow both tune the mesh for the second consecutive night in a 3-1 home win over Springfield.

2002: The P-Bruins surmount initial 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to top the Hartford Wolf Pack, 5-2, at The Dunk, snapping a five-game winless skid.

2004: The P-Bruins win their first shootout in three tries to finalize a 5-4 win over Albany at the Pepsi Center.

2006: The P-Bruins extend their point-getting streak to four games upon beating the visiting Portland Pirates, 6-3. Pascal Pelletier and Kris Versteeg pilot the offense with three points apiece while another three skaters (Bobby Allen, Matt Lashoff and T.J. Trevelyan) each notch a goal and an assist.