Wednesday, March 28, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: March 28

2001: Shawn Bates beats the host Springfield Falcons on an overtime goal, clinching a Calder Cup playoff spot for Providence.

2003: The P-Bruins break the 100-point plateau for the first time since their championship season with a 5-2 win at Manitoba.

2009: Tuukka Rask stops 36 out of 38 shots in regulation, including 28 out of 30 in the latter 40 minutes, to preserve a point, although the host Hartford Wolf Pack claim the extra point in a shootout, 3-2.