Friday, March 23, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 23

1997: In a visit to the Worcester IceCats, Kevin "The Destroyer" Sawyer ups his penalty-minute totals to 367 on the year, surpassing Bill Armstrong for a new franchise record.

2002: The Manchester Monarchs draw a knot after initially trailing, 2-0, at around the halfway mark of regulation. But Ivan Huml scores his second goal of the game within the final four minutes to cement a 3-2 P-Bruins victory at Verizon Wireless Arena.

2003: A 3-2 decision versus Bridgeport at The Dunk snaps a five-game winless streak.