Tuesday, May 8, 2012

This Date In Providence Bruins History: May 8

1999: John Spoltore converts in overtime for the second time in the series and notches his third straight game winner to sculpt a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Wolf Pack. Eric Nickulas, Joel Prpic, Randy Robitaille and Spoltore all tune the mesh in regulation before Spoltore finalizes the 5-4 upshot at 7:54 of sudden death.

2007: With only 90 seconds remaining in regulation, T.J. Trevelyan converts on a power play to ultimately finalize a 2-1 win at The Dunk and give Providence a 2-1 edge in its conference semifinal series with Manchester.