The Providence Bruins scored two goals in the first period, from Cooper Zech and Jack Studnicka. After Charlotte tied the game at 2-2, Peter Cehlarik and Chris Breen scored two more goals. Providence’s 4-2 win over Charlotte evens the series at 1-1.
Dan Vladar stopped 25 of 27 shots on goal in his first postseason appearance in net.
The teams will close out the best-of-five series in Charlotte. Game three is Wednesday at 7:05pm.