Sunday, January 15, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: January 15

2001: Eric Manlow charges up a playmaker hat trick, then scores a late tiebreaker to finalize Team Canada’s 11-10 win over Bill Armstrong’s PlanetUSA in the AHL All-Star Game in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Peter Ferraro logs a goal and two helpers for PlanetUSA while Cameron Mann chips in a goal for the Canadians.

2003: Keith Aucoin’s playmaker hat trick and Tim Thomas’ 33 saves highlight a 5-1 road win at the Hartford Civic Center.

2010: Between nine different point-getters and a 35-save performance by Dany Sabourin, the P-Bruins delete 1-0 and 2-1 deficits en route to edging the host Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 3-2.

2011: The P-Bruins subsist on a 3-0 lead and hold the Connecticut Whale scoreless until there is 2:30 remaining in regulation. They hold on to win, 3-2, at the XL Center.