The Bridgeport Sound Tigers fell to the Providence Bruins by a final score of 1-0 in American Hockey League action on Friday.
Making his AHL debut was Jakub Skarek, who had a career-high 36 saves and played tremendous in the cage through 54 minutes at Webster Bank Arena.
The lone goal scorer for either team was Zach Senyshyn who was able to find the back of the cage for the Bruins during the third period of play. Playing well in the cage for Providence was Dan Vladar who made 24 saves.
These two teams played tremendously throughout, creating quality chances throughout. Both teams were able to create power play opportunities, but neither cashing in as Providence went 0-for-4, and Bridgeport went 0-for2.
It was Senyshyn who was able to figure out how to find the back of the cage at the 14:22 mark of the third, when he was able to tally his second goal of the season.
Bridgeport did everything they could to tie things up as Head Coach Brent Thompson put on the extra attacker towards the end of the game, but Providence’s defense was too solid and held off the Sound Tigers attack.
The Sound Tigers saw some great opportunities from Samuel Bolduc who had four shots on goal, while Seth Helgeson and Grant Hutton had three shots each.
Bridgeport and Providence will be meeting each other again soon, as they will face each other again next Thursday in a game that is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. That game will take place at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough, Mass.
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