B’s beat Birds, clinch playoff berth

The Providence Bruins clinched a spot in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over the Springfield Thunderbirds.

The Bruins will be making their seventh consecutive trip to the AHL postseason, and will take on the regular-season champion Charlotte Checkers in the opening round.

The AHL’s 2018-19 regular season ends Sunday. For more information and daily updates on the Calder Cup Playoff races, check out the official AHL Playoff Primer.