Pens Drop Game 2 to Providence, Trailing 2-0 in Series
The Penguins gave up more goals in Friday night’s game, than they had in any game during the regular season! The Bruins took Game 1, 8 to 5, and after a lackluster defensive performance, Coach John Hynes made some drastic line changes for Game 2! Coach Hynes also gave both goalies a chance to defend the net this Saturday, beginning with Jeff Zatkoff.
Early on Penguins’ Warren Peters with the penalty kill goal and the Pens take a 1-0 lead.
Later in the first, Bruins on the 5 on 3 power play and Jamie Tardif puts it past Zatkoff to tie up the game at 1.
Then it’s Ryan Spooner finding the back of the net and giving the Bruins the 2-1 lead.
Soon after, Bruins on the power play again and its Tardif with the goal and its’ now a 3-1 game…
Still in the first period, Chris Bourque sweeps it in the net and that’s goal number 4 for the Bruins..
Providence led 4-1 after one period.. Brad Theissen came in for the second period, but the Pens still fall short losing, 4-2 the final and now are down 2-0 in the series.
Courtney Harrison has more with Coach Hynes, Warren Peters, and Ryan Grant in Providence, Rhode Island.