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Brenden Kichton's three-point night lifts IceCaps over Bruins 3-1

Sunday, 01.26.2014 / 8:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Brenden Kichton's three-point night lifts IceCaps over Bruins 3-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brenden Kichton scored a goal and added two assists to lead the St. John's IceCaps over the Providence Bruins 3-1 in American Hockey League action on Sunday.

Andrew Gordon and Jason Jaffray also scored for St. John's (24-16-3), which has won four straight and seven of its last 10 games.

Matt Lindblad had the lone goal for the Bruins (22-17-6). Chris Casto and Nick Johnson chipped in with assists.

Providence goalie Niklas Svedberg made 17 saves in the losing effort, while St. John's Michael Hutchinson stopped 34 shots for the win.

After a scoreless first period, Gordon got the IceCaps on the board with a power-play goal at 4:31 of the second. But Lindblad responded for the Bruins five minutes later to tie the game 1-1.

Kichton's power-play goal at 3:53 of the third proved to be the winner, and Jaffray added an insurance goal six minutes later.

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