Providence, RI, November 30, 2012 – Jamie Tardif scored twice, and David Warsofsky and Alden Hirschfeld had a goal and an assist each, Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence, as the Providence Bruins defeated the Connecticut Whale by a score of 4-2.
Chad Kolarik scored both Connecticut goals, both assisted by Kris Newbury. The loss snapped a four-game Whale win streak and dropped Connecticut to 9-8-1-0 (19 pts.) on the year.
Providence controlled play for much of the first period, but the Whale got the only goal, on their first shot of the game. That came at 7:40, as the red-hot Kolarik got his seventh of the year.
Newbury passed the puck out of the right-wing corner to Kolarik in the slot. Bruin goaltender Niklas Svedberg (24 saves) got a big piece of Kolarik’s one-timer but could not stop it, as it slid through his pads.
Providence had an even bigger edge in play in the second period, outshooting the Whale 20-9, and the Bruins would tie the game at...