BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, November 24, that the club has assigned Seth Griffith to Providence (American Hockey League).
Griffith scored five goals with Boston (tied for first on the team with three others), while also chipping in two assists in 18 games. The forward made his NHL debut on October 13 against the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden. The 21-year-old Griffith had his first multiple point game against the Minnesota Wild on October 28 at TD Garden, where he tallied two goals and one assists for three points.
Prior to joining Boston, Griffith skated in three games with the P-Bruins, tallying two goals and one assists with a plus-three rating. Last year, Griffith skated in 69 games with Providence and scored 20 goals (tied for third on the team) and notched 30 assists (third on the team) for a total of 50 points (second on the team). He also skated in 12 playoff games with Providence accruing four goals and seven assists.
In his four seasons playing with the London Knights (Ontario Hockey League), Griffith scored a total of 102 goals with 159 assists for 231 points in 207 games played. Griffith has also played in 56 playoff games with London while tallying 26 goals and 36 assists.
The 5’9 192 lb. native of Wallaceburg, ON was drafted by the Bruins in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
TRANSACTIONS: Boston Bruins assign Seth Griffith to the Providence Bruins.