Friday, February 3, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: February 3

1995: After leading 5-2 to commence the third period, the P-Bruins authorize four unanswered goals by the Syracuse Crunch. But in the remaining 13:19 of regulation, they insert four of their own, including two by Dave Reid, who finishes the night with a hat trick as part of a 9-6 thriller at the Civic Center.

1999: The P-Bruins throttle the Beast, 9-3, at the New Haven Coliseum. Veteran blueliner Terry Virtue pilots the offensive onslaught with a goal and a playmaker hat trick.

2003: Andy Hilbert has a goal and an assist while Matt Herr charges up a playmaker hat trick, though their shorthanded PlanetUSA All-Stars fall to Team Canada, 10-7, at the Cumberland County Civic Center.

2008: The P-Bruins trail the visiting Worcester Sharks by a goal on three occasions before they score four unanswered en route to a 6-3 victory highlighted by Wacey Rabbit’s hat trick.