Tuesday, January 3, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: January 3

2001: Eric Manlow returns from a brief promotion to Boston and scores the game-winner in Quebec. The 3-1 triumph over the Citadelles snaps the P-Bruins’ seven-game winless skid.

2002: Rookie Andy Hilbert is named to the PlanetUSA All-Star team.

2004: Goaltender Tim Thomas assists on Carl Corazzini’s first of two unanswered goals, which are ultimately all the P-Bruins need to subsist through a 3-1 win over Lowell at Tsongas Arena.

2009: Kevin Regan stops 23 out of 25 shots within the first two periods to prop up a 3-2 lead, which eventually morphs into a 5-2 victory at Springfield’s MassMutual Center.