Second-year pro Kyle MacKinnon retorted each time Manchester’s Bryan Rodney cracked open a visitors’ lead before rookie blueliner Torey Krug nailed the go-ahead goal and decider with 13:58 to spare in the third period.
Both Providence strikers hatched the goose-egg in their respective goal columns in the process. MacKinnon is one of 13 Bruins with multiple firsthand tallies on the year.
With the win, the P-Bruins are now in a virtual tie for fourth place with the Portland Pirates and trail both the Monarchs and St. John’s IceCaps by a single point for second. They can lasso the top-seeded Worcester Sharks with a regulation win Saturday at the DCU Center.
Here is a deeper look at how they have set up that opportunity with a sample of key stats from Friday’s action.
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Article written by Al Daniel