Thursday, December 5, 2013
WHO: Providence Bruins (15-10-0-2, second in AHL's Atlantic Division) at Portland Pirates (16-11-1-1, first in Atlantic Division)
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Cumberland County Civic Center
RADIO: WPEI (95.5 and 95.9 FM), WOXO (92.7 and 100.7 FM)
BRUINS NOTES: Providence, which has earned points in 9 of 11 games, has beaten the Pirates twice this season. In his last 11 games, right wing Jamie Tardif has 11 goals. In their last two games, right wing Chris Bourque has three goals and center Carter Camper has three assists. Defenseman Zach Troutman has a goal and four assists in his last four games.
PIRATES NOTES: The Pirates have won 9 of 12. Andy Miele has a goal in four straight games. In his last 12 games, center Alexandre Bolduc has three goals and eight assists. In their last six games, rookie center Chris Brown has two goals and three assists, and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has two goals and five assists.
-- Paul Betit, Staff Writer