Providence Bruins continue to dominate in the AHL, except when facing top rival Hershey Bears, while Maine Mariners climb a spot in the ECHL standings after a weekend split. With two months left in the minor league hockey season, the Boston Bruins affiliates have differing postseason prospects, with Providence second in the AHL and Maine aiming to secure a playoff spot.

By the Numbers
  • Providence Bruins: 29-14-5, 63 points, 2nd in Atlantic Division
  • Maine Mariners: 19-20-5, 43 points, 5th in North Division
State of Play
  • Providence rebounded with a 4-1 win at the Hartford Wolfpack after a 3-1 loss to Hershey Bears.
  • Maine climbed one spot in the standings to fifth after a weekend series split against Worcester Railers.
What's Next

Providence hosts games against Bridgeport Islanders and Hartford, while Maine prepares for a three-game series against the Norfolk Admirals.

Bottom Line

Providence dominates but faces tough competition from Hershey, while Maine aims to secure a playoff spot as the season progresses.