Monday, December 19, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: December 19

1997: With two goals and an assist via Landon Wilson, the P-Bruins top Portland, 5-2, at the Providence Civic Center.

2008: The P-Bruins win their first-ever confrontation with the Toronto Marlies, claiming a 4-3 shootout decision at The Dunk. Martin St. Pierre scores a goal and an assist in regulation, then converts on both of his shootout tries, including a sixth-round strike that eventually wins it.

2009: Mikko Lehtonen draws a 2-2 knot with 2:29 left in regulation and Zach Hamill scores 62 seconds into overtime to beat the host Springfield Falcons.

2010: Max Sauve draws a 1-1 knot at 4:46 of the second period, then inserts the eventual clincher 74 seconds into the third as the P-Bruins stamp a 3-1 home win over Springfield.