Sunday, November 11
Dunkin Donuts Center
Hot Start Leads Pens Past Pack
Sunday’s game is the second of six meetings between the Penguins and Bruins this season, and the second of two on the weekend. Providence posted a 2-1, OT win against the Penguins on Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center..
The Penguins currently sit in fifth place in the Atlantic Division with a 7-4-1-1 mark (16 pts), while the Bruins are seventh in the same division with a 4-7-2-0 record (10 pts).
The Burins dropped a 5-4 overtime decision against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday night, while the Penguins downed the Hartford Wolf Pack in commanding fashion, 4-1.
Thomas Di Pauli picked up his first goal of the season and set a personal best with three points (1+2) in Saturday night’s win.
Di Pauli also set a new person high with 12 penalty minutes in the game. All 12 came with under four minutes to play, as he picked up an unsportsmanlike conduct minor, and a 10 minute misconduct.
Teddy Blueger picked up his first multi-point game (1+1) of the season on Saturday night.
Derek Grant posted his second goal in three games for the Penguins in Saturday night’s game, and his first game-winning goal with the team.
Sam Lafferty had his four-game point streak (3+3=6) snapped on Saturday.
Anthony Peters recorded an assist on Derek Grant’s game-winning goal on Saturday, giving the Penguins goaltender the first assist of his AHL career.