P-Bruins top Hershey Bears in overtime, 2 -1

The Providence Bruins closed out the first weekend of 2019-20 season with a 2-1 overtime win over the Hershey Bears. Ryan Fitzgerald scored his first goal of the season in the first period and Brendan Gaunce scored the game-winning goal in overtime for Providence. Dan Vladar recorded 21 saves on 22 shots in his first start of the season.

STATS

  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Gaunce has recorded three points (2G, 1A) through his first two games.
  • Along with Fitzgerald and Petrovic, Jack Studnicka (1A) and Cameron Hughes (1A) each recorded their first points of the season. 
  • Vladar recorded 12 saves in the first period, six in the second and three in the third for his first win of the season. 
  • Providence went zero-for-four on the power play and seven-for-seven on the penalty kill. 

The Bruins will play host to the Rochester Americans on Saturday, October 12 at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. ET.

Source: Update and stats provided by P-Bruins