BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced February 28, that the club has assigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Providence.
In his first recall with Boston, Smith dressed as the backup against the Devils in New Jersey on February 27.
Smith has played in 26 games for Providence this season accruing a 14-8-4 record, 2.08 goals against average (sixth in the AHL) and a .931 save percentage (fourth in the AHL).
At the American Hockey League level, Smith has a record of 101-68-15 in 184 games, recording a career 2.32 goals against average and .915 save percentage.
Smith, 25, is in his first season in the Bruins organization after signing with the team as a free agent on July 2, 2014.
He played four seasons in the Predators organization from 2009-13 before signing with Columbus as a free agent on July 5, 2013. He played one season in the Blue Jackets organization with their AHL affiliate in Springfield.
The 6-0, 173 lb. native of Detroit, Michigan was drafted by Nashville in the second round (54th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins assign Jeremy Smith to Providence.