Monday, February 20, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: February 20

2005: Filling in for the injured Hannu Toivonen, rookie goaltender Chris Madden turns away 18 shots to shut out the Springfield Falcons, 3-0, with the help of goals by Brad Boyes, Ben Guite and Andy Hilbert.

2009: Jordan Knackstedt opens the scoring unassisted before Johnny Boychuk chips in a goal and two assists for a four-goal first-period outburst. From there, the P-Bruins pace themselves to a 5-2 home win over Manchester.

2010: The P-Bruins go to a shootout for the third consecutive day and ultimately settle for five out of six points on the weekend, conceding a 4-3 decision to Worcester at The Dunk. Michael Hutchinson stops 42 regulation shots to give himself a cumulative 117 saves in a three-night span.