Friday, February 17, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: February 17

1993: Tim Sweeney tallies a hat trick within the first period as the P-Bruins pace themselves to 9-4 home win over the Baltimore Skipjacks.

1995: New Bedford resident Donna Abaray becomes the one-millionth spectator to enter the Civic Center for a P-Bruins game. She is rewarded with a prize pack and a 3-2 P-Bruins victory over Portland.

2000: Two power-play goals by Cameron Mann and a 40-save shutout by Kay Whitmore highlight a 4-0 road win over the Saint John Flames.

2008: After Providence blows a 3-1 lead in regulation, Aaron Slattengren sets up Matt Hendricks for an overtime goal that beats the Lowell Devils, 4-3, at The Dunk.