Wednesday, March 21, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 21

1997: Andre Roy’s hat trick highlights a seesaw, barn-burning 8-5 victory over the visiting Adirondack Red Wings.

1999: Backup goaltender David Brumby gets the better of Saint John Flames counterpart Jean-Sebastien Giguere to win his AHL debut, 2-1, at the Civic Center.

2004: Tim Thomas sets a franchise record with his fifth shutout of the season, blanking the Portland Pirates, 4-0, at The Dunk. Carl Corazzini pilots the offense with each of the game’s first two goals.

2007: David Krejci’s second straight three-point game highlights a 5-3 home win over Portland.

2008: The P-Bruins earn at least a point in their eighth straight try (6-0-2), taking a 3-2 overtime decision from the Binghamton Senators in Broome County. Pascal Pelletier bookends the scoring with a pair of assists to Sean Curry and one to goaltender Tuukka Rask.