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P-Bruins Claim 2-1 OT Victory Over Crunch

Jordan Szwarz scores twice as Providence evens series

by Caryn Switaj @NHLBruins /

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Overtime has not been too kind to the Providence Bruins. 


Entering Sunday night's Game 2 against the Syracuse Crunch at the Dunkin Donuts Center, they had lost eight straight games in OT, including four this postseason. 


After a 1-1 stalemate following 60 minutes, the P-Bruins again found themselves playing beyond regulation. 


This time, they were the ones celebrating.

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Providence Can't Overcome Slow Start in Game 1 Loss to Syracuse

P-Bruins comeback falls short in Eastern Conference Finals opener

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins /

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - If there is one thing to be learned from the Providence Bruins this postseason, it's that they can never be counted out. Series deficits and multi-goal holes have been brushed aside with ease by the P-Bruins during their march to the Eastern Conference Finals.

And, at least for a few moments Friday night, it appeared that Providence would prove resilient once again. Trailing by three goals in the third period, the P-Bruins notched two goals just 13 seconds apart to pull within one and had several chances to tie things in the closing minutes.

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Team USA, Czech Republic Close Out World Championship Action

by Caryn Switaj @NHLBruins / - David Pastrnak, Charlie McAvoy, and Anders Bjork finished up World Championship action on Thursday, as both Team USA and the Czech Republic fell in their respective quarterfinal games.

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Providence Advances to Eastern Conference Finals

Simpson, Szwarz lead P-Bruins to 4-2 Game 7 win over Hershey

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / - The Providence Bruins have not made it particularly easy on themselves this postseason. They have fallen behind in both of their first two series and have faced elimination in four of the 12 games they have played.

But playing with their season on the line appears to bring out the best in the P-Bruins.

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Providence Scores Four Unanswered to Force Game 7 Against Hershey

P-Bruins overcome early two-goal deficit

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / - The Providence Bruins have been no strangers to adversity this postseason. They overcame a 2-1 series deficit in their best-of-five, opening-round matchup with Wilkes-Barre, and entering Tuesday night's Game 6 against Hershey, the P-Bruins once again found themselves facing elimination.

Things did not get easier once the puck dropped. Hershey opened up a two-goal lead in the first period and appeared to be well on their way to wrapping up the Atlantic Division Finals.

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Social Media Recap: Bruins Deliver Mother's Day Wishes

Backes, Carlo go head to head on Twitter

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / - When ranking the most important positions in hockey, it would be hard to omit one very unique role.

One that requires plenty of pre-sunrise wake up calls and early-morning drives. One that requires sitting in the stands of a freezing rink. And one that might even require lugging around a smelly hockey bag around from time to time.

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P-Bruins Notebook: Ready to Rally

Providence heads to Hershey down 3-2 in series

by Caryn Switaj @NHLBruins / - The Providence Bruins find themselves down 3-2 in their second round series to the Hershey Bears in the Calder Cup Playoffs. 


They dropped Sunday's Game 5 in overtime, 3-2, at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence. They also fell in overtime in Game 3. 


The P-Bruins have a knack for bouncing back, and they'll need that to come through, as they now face an elimination game on Tuesday night in Hershey, Pa. 

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Providence Knots Series with Game 4 Win Over Hershey

Porter's goal late in the second period is eventual game-winner

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins /

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Postseason hockey works in mysterious ways. Outshooting or outplaying a team does not guarantee victory when the calendar turns to spring.

Providence learned that the hard way during Thursday night's Game 3, when it outshot Hershey, 40-15, en route to a crushing 2-1overtime loss.

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Czarnik Hoping to Learn from Year of Ups and Downs

Forward split time between Boston and Providence during second pro season

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins /

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Austin Czarnik's first full professional hockey season could not have gone much better.

The Detroit native burst onto the scene with the Providence Bruins in 2015-16 after starring for four years at Miami University (Ohio), tallying 61 points (20 goals, 41 assists) in 68 games, which placed him seventh in the American Hockey League in scoring. His speed, skill, and scoring touch made him one of the league's most exciting players.

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P-Bruins Notebook: Looking at Power Play to Produce

by Caryn Switaj @NHLBruins / - The Providence Bruins were poised to take a 2-1 series lead over the Hershey Bears on Thursday night, in Game 3 of their division final of the Calder Cup Playoffs. 


They outshot the Bears 12-2 in the opening frame, and took a 1-0 lead into the second period. It marked their eighth straight postseason game without allowing a first period goal.


Despite the early success and a 40-15 shots advantage overall, the P-Bruins ultimately left chances unfinished and fell 2-1 in overtime. 

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