BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Jamie Arniel to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Arniel was recalled to Boston on Tuesday, November 9 and was a healthy scratch in the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, November 10. This was the first professional regular season recall of his career.
The 20-year-old Arniel has appeared in 12 games this season for Providence, registering 6-3=9 totals with 6 penalty minutes. He currently leads the team in shots on goal with 44 attempts and is second on the team in both goals scored and total points. Arniel has scored a goal in each of the P-Bruins last three games.
Arniel completed his first full pro season with the Providence Bruins in 2009-10, with 12-16=28 totals in 67 games. He won the club’s Rookie of the Year award and led all P-Bruins first-year players in scoring and assists.
The Kingston, Ontario native was drafted by Boston in the fourth round (97th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.