Maine Hockey Journal

Lamoureux shuts down P-Bruins

J.P. Lamoureux turned aside 17 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Portland Pirates blanked the Providence Bruins 2-0 in an American Hockey League game played tonight in front of 10,136 at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

Paul Byron and Mark Mancari supplied the offense for the Pirates, who improved to 40-22-6-4 with the win. The Pirates also extended their point streak with the victory to six games (4-0-1-1).

The two teams played through a scoreless first and second period. Byron finally broke the stalemate with 6:50 remaining in regulation followed by a five-on-three goal by Mancari with less than two minutes left in regulation for insurance.

The Pirates held the Bruins scoreless in their last three games at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, a span of 181:38 and have an overall shutout streak against the Bruins of 191:36.

The Bruins dropped to 33-35-4-1 on the season.

The Pirates out shot Providence 42-17 in the game.

(Courtesy of Portland Pirates)

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