Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 4/7/13
By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, April 7, 2013 - In the last of six games this season between the Connecticut Whale and the Providence Bruins, the Boston affiliate picked up their 44th win by a count of 1-0 on Sunday afternoon in Hartford, in the Whale’s last home game of the regular season.   Niklas Svedberg was perfect in net for Providence, turning away 28 Whale shots.   Connecticut (35-28-5-3, 78 pts.) remains in their current position in seventh place in the Eastern Conference playoff race, three points behind sixth-place Portland and three points ahead of eighth-place Hershey. Despite the lack of scoring, both teams had their share of chances. After Chris Kreider, who played a very strong first period, served a boarding minor in the early minutes of the first, the 21-year-old forward sprung from the box and caught a pass to break in alone on Svedberg. Svedberg got the goal pad out to make the save. The Whale offense was knocking at the door, with several minutes ...
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