Tuesday, December 20, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: December 20

2000: Initially trailing 1-0 and later 2-1, the P-Bruins hush the Hartford Civic Center with a 4-2 win, finalized by Jon Coleman’s go-ahead goal and Hartford native Marquis Mathieu’s empty-netter.

2002: A hat trick via Kris Vernarsky and two goals by Lee Goren help to throttle the visiting Lowell Lock Monsters, 6-2, at The Dunk.

2003: Trailing 3-0 and later 4-2, the P-Bruins extract a 4-4 tie out of the Cumberland County Civic Center with Kevin Dallman’s equalizer coming on Portland’s five-minute penalty kill within the final three minutes of regulation.