BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 16, that the team has activated defenseman Adam McQuaid from injured reserve and has assigned defenseman Colin Miller to the Providence Bruins. McQuaid will be available for Tuesday’s game in Columbus.
McQuaid has appeared in 38 games for the Bruins this season with one goal and five assists for six points with a plus-six rating. Over the course of six-plus NHL seasons – all with the Bruins – McQuaid has played in 321 regular-season games, totaling 10 goals and 39 assists for 49 points with a career plus-57 rating.
McQuaid has also appeared in 54 NHL playoff games with the Bruins in which he has posted two goals and six assists with a combined plus-13 rating. The 6’4”, 212-pound defenseman was a member of the Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup-winning team. He was acquired by the Bruins from the Columbus Blue Jackets on May 16, 2007 in exchange for a 2007 fifth round pick.
Miller, 23, is in the midst of his first NHL season and has appeared in 39 games for Boston, accruing three goals and 12 assists for 15 points with a plus-2 rating. The 6’1”, 196-pound defenseman made his NHL debut with Boston on October 10 against Montreal and registered his first career NHL goal on November 3 against Dallas.
Miller, a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, was acquired by Boston via trade from Los Angeles on June 27, 2015.
TRANSACTION: Bruins activate Adam McQuaid from IR and assign Colin Miller to Providence.