Tuesday, February 14, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: February 14

1993: Defenseman Dominic Lavoie pitches in four points as part of a 7-4 road win over the Capital District Islanders.

2002: Andy Hilbert nails two goals and an assist for PlanetUSA, but Jonathan Girard contributes two helpers to a winning cause as the Canadian All-Stars claim a 13-11 victory in St. John’s.

2005: Patrice Bergeron chips in two assists as the Canadian All-Stars sculpt an initial 4-0 lead. But Andy Hilbert, playing in his third AHL mid-season classic, tunes the mesh twice as PlanetUSA roars back for an eventual 5-4 shootout victory at Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena.

2009: Brad Marchand and Zach Hamill each record a playmaker hat trick while Mikko Lehtonen scores three goals and assists on Marchand’s strike in regulation. In the subsequent shootout, Lehtonen inserts the clincher to beat the host Portland Pirates, 6-5.