March 27, 2013

Portland Pirates Wednesday

By Paul Betit
Staff Writer

WHO: Providence Bruins (39-20-0-5, first in Atlantic Division) at Portland Pirates (35-24-3-2, second 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: The AHL's hottest team, Providence has gone 19-4-0-2 since Jan. 25. The Bruins are 5-3-0-1 against the Pirates this season. In eight games against the Pirates, Ryan Spooner has four goals and six assists. Since joining Providence on Jan. 12, Graham Mink, who spent four seasons with the Pirates, has seven goals and nine assists in 26 games.

PIRATES NOTES: The Pirates, three points ahead of the Connecticut Whale in the race for the fifth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, have lost seven of their last 10 games. In seven games since his return from the Phoenix Coyotes, defenseman David Rundblad has two goals and five assists. Nick Johnson, who also recently rejoined the Pirates, has a three-game points streak. In six games against the Bruins, rookie Jordan Martinook has four goals and an assist.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors

Further Discussion

Here at we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)



More PPH Blogs

2014 Boston Marathon


Spring sports photos