The Providence Bruins close out the 2017 calendar on the road tonight, paying their first visit to Belleville to play the Senators.
Zane McIntyre starts in net.
It will be the last of eight straight on the road for the P-Bruins, who have gone 5-2 to this point.
Providence starts the night in first place in the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference with a .710 points percentage. Belleville is sixth in the North Division at .422.
On a shootout goal by Jordan Szwarz, Providence won the first meeting between the teams on Oct. 21 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
The P-Bruins won, 3-1, in Utica last night, while the Senators were idle.
Ben Marshall, Sena Acolatse and Jesse Gabrielle draw into the lineup tonight, replacing Emil Johansson, Chris Porter and Justin Hickman.
Binnington is the backup.
INJURED: Lauzon (upper body)
SCRATCHES: Hennessy, Hickman, Porter, Johansson