Thursday, March 15, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 15

1998: A multi-goal game for Joel Prpic and 1-2-3 scoring log by defenseman Barry Richter highlight a 5-1 home victory over Kentucky. That gives the P-Bruins a 2-0-0 season series sweep of the Thoroughblades, who inexplicably were not on Providence’s schedule during their inaugural season in 1996-97.

2000: After the visiting Worcester IceCats delete 1-0 an 2-1 leads, the P-Bruins break away in the third period for three unanswered goals, then subsist long enough to stamp a 6-4 victory.

2008: The P-Bruins win their fourth consecutive contest by battering the San Antonio Rampage, 6-2, at The Dunk.

2009: Zach Hamill and Jeff Penner nail two goals apiece while Kirk MacDonald, Brad Marchand and Jeremy Reich charge up two assists in a 6-2 home rout of the Lowell Devils.