Wolf Pack take 2-0 lead in series against Providence

Story By; Matthew Wiernasz

Photo By: Matthew Wiernasz

PROVIDENCE, RI- The Hartford Wolf Pack took a 2-0 series lead against the Providence Bruins in the AHL Calder Cup Atlantic Division Semifinals with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night.

There was no score after one period of play.

The Wolf Pack would get on the board in the second period as Tim Gettinger took the shot and Anton Blidh was able to put in the rebound to make it a 1-0 game at 6:17 of the second period

Wolf Pack defenseman Adam Clendening blasted the one-timer past Bruins goaltender Brandon Bussi to make it 2-0 three minutes later to give his team insurance.  Luke Toporowski scored for the   Bruins with a wrist shot to make it 2-1 at 13:14.

Wolf Pack goaltender Dylan Garand made 29 saves in the game. Garand continues to have the hot hand only giving up three goals in four games during the playoffs.

Game 3 of the series will be held tonight at the XL Center for the drop of the puck at 7:00 p.m. If the Wolf Pack win tonight they will move on the Atlantic Division Finals to take on the Hershey Bears or the Charlotte Checkers.

If the Bruins win, game 4 will be on Friday at the XL Center for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop

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