P-Bruins Win Fifth Straight Game, Top Binghamton Devils, 6-2
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Cooper Zech recorded four points, while Paul Carey and Joona Koppanen both scored two goals to lead the Providence Bruins to their fifth straight win, a 6-2 victory over the Binghamton Devils. Overall, 11 different skaters recorded at least one point for Providence, while Max Lagace made 21 saves in his 11th win of the season. 1st 2nd 3rd Final
JAY LEACH, HEAD COACH
"It's always nice to win. It feels good. I thought we were a little sluggish early and they were a desperate group. They came at us pretty hard and we got some timely saves from Max. We found our footing after that and were able to capitalize on a couple goals that helped us.
"As the game went along, I thought we improved our play, which was encouraging. Hopefully we can continue to build on that tomorrow."
COOPER ZECH - ONE GOAL, THREE ASSISTS
"I felt good. I thought I played pretty well and got some bounces that I've been looking for all year. It was nice to get those off my back.
"Overall, I think we played pretty well. We definitely have better and will need our best to finish this weekend off strong. We have to show up, be ready and play the way we know how to play.
"We're coming together as a group and playing well. Things are feeling good and we're playing confident right now."
- With an assist tonight Jack Studnicka extended his point streak to seven games. He has six goals and five assists for 11 points during that span.
- Cooper Zech recorded the first multipoint game of his career tonight with a four-point performance (one goal and three assists).
- Joona Koppanen scored two goals tonight and has three goals and two assists for five points in his last four games.
- Brendan Gaunce and Robert Lantosi each recorded two assists in the victory.
- With two goals tonight, Paul Carey now leads the P-Bruins with 11 goals on the season.
- The Bruins will remain in Providence and take on the Utica Comets on Saturday, December 7 at Dunkin' Donuts Center. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. ET.
• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...
American Hockey League Stories from December 6, 2019
- Iowa Falls to Milwaukee 7-1 - Iowa Wild
- Amerks Blank Defending Champs 4-0 for Second Straight Shutout Win - Rochester Americans
- Tangradi Scores, Helps Griffins Earn Point in Return - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Admirals Get Back on Winning Track - Milwaukee Admirals
- Four First-Period Goals Propel Crunch over Rocket in 5-2 Win - Laval Rocket
- Welinski Scores in First Half of Home-And Home with Hershey - Lehigh Valley Phantoms
- Lorito, Jobst and Aho all record multiple points in a wild win on Friday - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
- Moose Deflect Chicago Wolves - Chicago Wolves
- P-Bruins Win Fifth Straight Game, Top Binghamton Devils, 6-2 - Providence Bruins
- Penguins Fall to Stars, 4-3 - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
- Penalty Kill Shines in Bears 2-1 Win over Phantoms - Hershey Bears
- Crunch Fly Past Rocket, 5-2 - Syracuse Crunch
- Devils Lose 6-2 To Bruins - Binghamton Devils
- Stars Emerge with 4-3 Win against Penguins - Texas Stars
- Sens Taken Down by Monsters - Belleville Senators
- Pack Ends Skid with 5-2 Win - Hartford Wolf Pack
- Post Game Notes: Stars 4 at Penguins 3 - Texas Stars
- T-Birds' Strong Start Doesn't Hold up vs. Wolf Pack - Springfield Thunderbirds
- Monsters' 6-2 Victory Snaps Senators Win Streak - Cleveland Monsters
- Comets Drop Wild Game in Shootout - Utica Comets
- Second-Period Barrage Sinks Checkers in Rochester - Charlotte Checkers
- Eric Tangradi Returns to Griffins on One-Year Deal - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Minnesota Wild Recalls Defenseman Brennan Menell from Iowa - Iowa Wild
- Minnesota Wild Recalls Greg Pateryn, Nico Sturm from Iowa - Iowa Wild
- Moose Release Forward Nathan Todd - Manitoba Moose
- Confidence Key for Brannstrom in Belleville Return - Belleville Senators
- Defenseman Rob O'Gara Traded to Springfield - San Antonio Rampage
- T-Birds Acquire D Rob O'Gara from San Antonio Rampage - Springfield Thunderbirds
- Rangers Assign Boo Nieves to Hartford - Hartford Wolf Pack
- Game Day Build-Up: Senators vs. Monsters, December 6 - Belleville Senators
- Rochester Americans Game Preview: Friday, December 6, 2019 vs. Charlotte Checkers - Rochester Americans
- Red Wings Recall Zadina - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Sound Tigers Travel to Snowy Utica, Syracuse this Weekend - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
- Tampa Bay Lightning Reassign Forward Cory Conacher to Syracuse Crunch - Syracuse Crunch
- Davidsson Recalled from Belleville - Belleville Senators
- Florida Panthers Recall F Aleksi Saarela from T-Birds - Springfield Thunderbirds
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Providence Bruins Stories
- P-Bruins Complete Comeback, Beat Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Shootout
- P-Bruins Earn One Point, Lose in Overtime to Springfield Thunderbirds
- Ritchie Scores Twice, Frederic Has Three-Point Night as P-Bruins Defeat Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 3-1
- P-Bruins Comeback Falls Short in 2-1 Loss to Bridgeport Sound Tigers
- P-Bruins Sign Martin Ouellette to AHL Contract