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Saturday, November 17, 2012
Pirates face Providence on Military Appreciation Night
Portland, Maine – The Portland Pirates return to the Cumberland County Civic Center Saturday night when they face the Providence Bruins. The puck drops at 7PM for Military Appreciation Night, presented by Martin’s Point Health Care.
The Pirates get back to action a day after traveling to Connecticut and defeating the Whale 2-1. Chad Johnson stopped 29 of 30 shots in his return to the XL Center, and Alexandre Bolduc scored his team leading 9th goal to help propel the Pirates to victory. Chris Brown also scored for the Pirates, giving him 5 goals on the year. The Pirates were a perfect 9 for 9 the penalty kill against a Connecticut team that had scored on 21% of its power play opportunities coming into the contest
The Bruins are coming off a 3-2 win against the Manchester Monarchs at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. Chris Borque, Cater Camper, and Jamie Tardif all scored for the Bruins, with Tardif providing the game winning goal in the second. Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced in the win. Providence went 1 for 2 on the poweplay, with Camper scoring the power play tally for the Bruins.
Saturday’s game will be Military Appreciation Night, presented by Martin’s Point Health Care. All veterans, active duty military, family and friends will receive a discount on their ticket, and events throughout the night will honor members of the military, past and present.
The game can be heard on 95.5 and 95.9 WPEI in the Portland area, 92.7FM and 100.7 FM WOXO FM in the Lewiston/Auburn area, and online on the WLOB radio player and AHL Live.
Tickets are still available by calling the Pirates office at (207) 828-4665 ext. 350 or online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for the next Pirates home game on Tuesday, November 20th, when they face the Manchester Monarchs in VIP Cup action.
WHO: Portland Pirates (4-3-1-0) vs. Providence Bruins (4-4-1-1)
WHERE: Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland ME
WHEN: Saturday, November 17th, 7:00 PM
TICKETS: Available by calling the Pirates office at (207) 828-4665 ext. 350 or online at ticketmaster.com.
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