Thursday, February 9, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: February 9

1997: After spilling 2-0, 3-2 and 5-4 leads―and briefly trailing, 4-3, in the interim―Providence wrests away a 7-5 barnburner from the visiting Carolina Monarchs, enough to grant them a six-game winning streak and eight wins out of nine tries.

2002: Andrew Raycroft answers 40 out of 41 shots, allowing the offense to pace the P-Bruins to a fight-filled, 4-1 win at the Springfield Civic Center.

2003: The P-Bruins win their first-ever meeting with the Manitoba Moose, claiming a 4-2 decision to extend their team-record home unbeaten streak to 16 games.

2007: Nathan Dempsey, Petr Kalus and Matt Lashoff each register three points in regulation before Ben Walter scores in overtime to top the Worcester Sharks, 5-4, at The Dunk.