Bruins Are Home Wreckers: 6 Notable Numbers from Providence’s 3-1 Win

October 20th, 2012 by Al Daniel Leave a reply »
At least one professional hockey team answering to the name “Bruins” has played a game and chalked up a victory within the state of Massachusetts this 2012-13 season.

With a 3-1 decision at MassMutual Center, Boston’s farm club from Providence one-upped three different predecessors Saturday night. That is, they handed the Springfield Falcons their first loss in the final installment of Springfield’s four-game homestand to start the AHL season.

After the Falcons drew a hooking penalty against Bruins blueliner David Warsofsky on their first shift and bagged a power-play icebreaker, Providence perked up to initiate an entertaining arm-wrestling tilt.

From Falcon Nick Drazenovic’s goal onward, Springfield ran up a slim 32-30 edge in the shooting gallery, although their final 34-30 advantage in that category was enabled and inflated by a late, frenetic two-minute, six-on-five drill on the cusp of the final buzzer.

At that point, Providence had paced itself to three unanswered goals, one in each period. And it had stabilized the state of affairs on its own property.

Under the surface of the 3-1 Brui ...

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