P-Bruins Announce Season Schedule

Ken Bell



Providence Opens 21st
Season vs. Manchester


Providence, RI – The Providence Bruins, entering their 21st
season in the American Hockey League,
today announced their schedule for the 2012-13 season. The P-Bruins will play a
76 game schedule led by head coach Bruce
and assistant coach Kevin
. The club will open the season on Friday,
October 12 at 7:05 p.m., hosting Atlantic Division rival, the Manchester Monarchs at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.


The P-Bruins' 38-home game schedule features all weekend
dates, including 21 Friday night games and 17 Sunday afternoon contests. All
Friday night games will be played at 7:05 p.m., while all Sunday games will
begin at 3:05 p.m., with the exception of Sunday, October 21 which will begin
at 1:05 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 which will begin at 4:05 p.m.


Providence will compete in the five-team Atlantic Division
and will face their Atlantic Division rivals in 38 of the 76 contests on their
2012-13 schedule. The P-Bruins will face-off with the Monarchs and Worcester
12 times apiece, the Portland
10 times and the St. John's IceCaps
four times.


The Black and Gold will also play each team from the
Northeast Conference, which includes the Adirondack
, Albany Devils, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Connecticut Whale and Springfield Falcons. In the East
Division, the P-Bruins will play one home-and-home series with the Hershey Bears and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins as well as four contests versus the Norfolk Admirals.

Providence will see the most ice time in December and March,
each with 13 contests scheduled. The club will play a season high seven home
games in November and January, while hitting the road a high of seven times in
December and March.


The P-Bruins' longest home stand is three games, which
occurs twice throughout the season in November and January. The longest road
stretch of the year is six games from March 27 to April 7, during which the
club faces Portland, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Hershey, Albany, Manchester and


Providence Bruins ticket packages are on sale now for the
2012-13 season. To purchase tickets of for more information, call the P-Bruins
ticket office at 401-273-5000 or log on to the team website at www.providencebruins.com.


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