Boston , MA –
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that defenseman Matt Hunwick, center Petteri Nokelainen and center Nate Thompson have been assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).
In addition, Chiarelli announced that left wing Jeff Hoggan has been placed on waivers. If Hoggan clears waivers, he will also be assigned to Providence.
Following these roster moves, the Bruins have 23 players remaining in camp. The roster is as follows:Goalies (2):
Manny Fernandez, Tim ThomasDefensemen (7):
Bobby Allen, Andrew Alberts, Zdeno Chara
, Andrew Ference
, Mark Stuart, Aaron Ward, Dennis WidemanForwards (14):
P.J. Axelsson, Patrice Bergeron
, Brandon Bochenski, Phil Kessel, Chuck Kobasew, David Krejci
, Milan Lucic
, Glen Metropolit*, Glen Murray, Jeremy Reich, Marc Savard
, Peter Schaefer, Marco Sturm, Shawn Thornton
. * - denotes invitee to camp not under contract.
The Bruins begin their regular season with a five-game, 10-day road trip, making stops in Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Jose. The season opener will be in Dallas on Friday, October 5 when the Bruins take on the Stars at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Media and fans are encouraged to check the Boston Bruins Media and Fan Information Line at 617-624-1910 for the latest updates to the Bruins practice schedule. The Media and Fan Information Line will be updated by 5:00 p.m. ET with the following day's practice schedule.