Sunday, March 4, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 4

2009: The P-Bruins pay their first-ever visit to Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum, where they fall short to the Marlies, 6-4. Mikko Lehtonen (two goals, assist) and Johnny Boychuk (playmaker hat trick) stand out with three points apiece in the losing cause. Meanwhile, Jiri Tlustly has a hand in all six Toronto goals.

2011: Trent Whitfield scores each of the team’s first two goals, then assists on Alain Goulet’s eventual winner in a 4-2 victory over Charlotte at The Dunk. Goaltender Anton Khudobin wins his Providence debut with 25 saves on 27 shots-faced.