Friday, December 23, 2011

This Date In Providence Bruins History: December 23

1994: Trailing, 2-0, at the first intermission, the P-Bruins perk up late in the third period to tie the Portland Pirates, 2-2, courtesy of Fred Knipscheer and Sergei Zholtok.

1998: A multipoint performance by Randy Robitaille highlights a 4-1 win over the Springfield Falcons. That win would be the first of 11 straight for the P-Bruins.

2000: Jeremy Brown scores a shorthanded equalizer for a 2-2 tie with the Hamilton Bulldogs at the Copps Coliseum.

2006: Nate DiCasmirro scores two goals and Matt Lashoff two assists to beat Hartford, 3-1, and halt a four-game losing streak.