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Boston Bruins Assign Three to Providence

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins

BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, April 13, that the team has assigned David Pastrnak, Ryan Spooner and Zach Trotman to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).

Pastrnak skated in 46 games with Boston this season and tallied 10 goals and 17 assists for 27 points and a plus-12 rating. He was the recipient of NESN's Seventh Player Award for exceeding the expectations of Bruins fans during the 2014-15 season.

In 24 games with Providence, Pastrnak has notched 10 goals and 17 assists for 27 points with a plus-14 rating.  He played for the Czech Republic in the 2014 World Juniors tournament where he led the team in points (seven) and assists (six), while also potting one goal.

Pastrnak, a 6'0'', 167-pound native of Havirov, Czech Republic, was drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Spooner played 29 games for Boston this season while registering eight goals and 10 assists and a plus-2 rating. He has skated in 56 total games at the NHL level and totaled eight goals and 21 assists. The forward has appeared in 33 games for Providence this season, notching eight goals and 18 assists for 26 points.

At the American Hockey League level with Providence, Spooner has skated in 149 games, recording 39-97=136 totals.

Spooner was drafted by the Bruins in the second round (45th overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

In 27 NHL games with Boston this season Trotman registered one goal and four assists. He appeared in 38 games for Providence this season, scoring two goals, notching 10 assists and 27 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old defenseman has skated in a total of 148 games with Providence from 2011-2015, picking up 13 goals and 42 assists for 55 points.

The 6'3'', 219-pound native of Noblesville, Indiana was drafted by the Bruins in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins assign David Pastrnak, Ryan Spooner and Zach Trotman to Providence.

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