Saturday, March 17, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 17

1993: The P-Bruins edge the Springfield Indians, 3-2, to extend their season-high home winning streak to seven games.

2000: Jay Henderson (hat trick) and Jason Krog each log four points and linemate Peter Ferraro nails a playmaker hat trick to help the P-Bruins surpass their season-long nemesis from Portland, 6-2.

2001: John Grahame’s 34 saves are enough to garner a regulation tie for the P-Bruins, who submit to the host Hartford Wolf Pack in overtime, 4-3.

2010: Trent Whitfield busts a 2-2 tie midway through the third period, helping the P-Bruins halt a six-game winless skid (0-5-1) with a 4-2 triumph at Hartford’s XL Center.