Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Providence Drops Three Players

Training Camp Roster Now Stands at 27
October 5, 2011

The Providence Bruins, entering their 20th season in the American Hockey League, today announced that they have released three players from their tryout agreements.

Forwards Everett Sheen and Richard Purslow along with goalie Jared DeMichiel all leave Providence after appearing in Providence's two preseason wins over the Springfield Falcons on Friday and Saturday.

Sheen, a four-year product of the College of the Holy Cross (NCAA), tallied the winning goal and first star honors in Providence's 3-2 overtime win versus Springfield on Friday, September 30. The 6'0" 185-pound forward added another goal in the P-Bruins' 4-0 blanking of the Falcons the following night.

Purslow, a 5'10" 169-pound forward, went pointless in the two-preseason games with the P-Bruins. The Greenlawn, NY native is a four-year product of the University of Nebraska - Omaha (NCAA), where he recorded 40 goals and 91 points in 146 games.

DeMichiel earned the win in Friday's preseason opener versus the Falcons, stopping 12 of 14 attempts in 31:39 of play. The Avon, CT native split last season between South Carolina and Elmira (ECHL) and also played five games with Hershey (AHL), going 2-1-0.

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