Bruins Can’t Play Catch-Up: 6 Notable Numbers from Providence’s 3-2 Loss

November 2nd, 2012 by Al Daniel Leave a reply »
Providence Bruins goaltender Michael Hutchinson, who has been a member of the Boston prospect pipeline for four seasons and counting, blinked one time too many yet again.

In poised and opportunistic response, staring contest dance partner Alex Stalock nullified the P-Bruins’ advantages in the shooting gallery and the disciplinary department. Despite running up an NFL-esque 34-20 edge in the way of shots and doubling up the visiting Worcester Sharks, 6-3, in power plays, Providence never led in an eventual 3-2 falter Friday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

Each club converted two man-advantages apiece, including a five-on-three strike from Carter Camper that deleted an initial 1-0 deficit at 15:45 of the first period. In turn, Sharks’ pivot Tim Kennedy’s preceding icebreaker―the evening’s only tally at full strength―spoke to one of the critical differences in the game.

Some more testaments to the Hutchinson-Stalock discrepancy, which the scoreboard alone obscured, and the general bruise-fest between the Atlantic Division adversaries are as follows.



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