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Bruins square series with Game 2 win

Jordan Szwarz scored the go-ahead shorthanded goal early in the third period to propel Providence to a 5-3 win over Lehigh Valley in Game 2 of their Atlantic Division semifinal series on Saturday night.

The series is even at 1-1 with Game 3 set for Friday night in Allentown.

Szwarz scored 19 seconds into the final frame, restoring the Bruins’ lead after the Phantoms had come back from 2-0 down to tie.

Peter Cehlarik scored a pair of goals for the Bruins, Paul Postma recorded two assists and Jordan Binnington recorded 23 saves for the win.

Mike Vecchione led the Phantoms with a goal and an assist.

Atlantic Division Semifinals – Series “A” (best-of-5)
A1-Lehigh Valley Phantoms vs. A4-Providence Bruins
Game 1 – Fri., Apr. 20 – Lehigh Valley 3, PROVIDENCE 2 | Recap
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 21 – PROVIDENCE 5, Lehigh Valley 3
Game 3 – Fri., Apr. 27 – Providence at Lehigh Valley, 7:05
Game 4 – Sat., Apr. 28 – Providence at Lehigh Valley, 7:05
*Game 5 – Mon., Apr. 30 – Providence at Lehigh Valley, 7:05
*if necessary… All times Eastern