Saturday, January 7, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: January 7

1994: Trailing the Cornwall Aces, 3-0, at the first intermission, the P-Bruins salvage a point when Grigori Panteleev, Jozef Stumpel and Andrew McKim insert three unanswered goals.

2000: The P-Bruins halt a five-game losing streak with a come-from-behind, 3-1 win over the equally bedraggled Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Nick Boynton assists on Jonathan Aitken’s equalizer and Jeremy Brown’s go-ahead strike.

2005: Patrice Bergeron scores in his first game back from the World Junior Championship while linemate Brad Boyes bags an assist and the game-winner to stomp the Springfield Falcons, 4-1.

2007: With 11 different point-getters―including three-point efforts by Yan Stastny, Pascal Pelletier and T.J. Trevelyan―the P-Bruins throttle the visiting Falcons, 7-2, to end a five-game losing streak and ultimately start a five-game winning streak.

2009: Martins Karsums is selected to skate with the PlanetUSA All-Stars while Johnny Boychuk and Martin St. Pierre are chosen to represent Team Canada.

2011: Matt Dalton repels all 34 shots-faced for his first AHL shutout, blanking the visiting Manchester Monarchs, 3-0.