BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, Wednesday, December 18, that the club has recalled defenseman David Warsofsky from Providence on an emergency basis. Warsofsky will join the Bruins on Wednesday and will be eligible to play in Thursday’s game against the Sabres in Buffalo.
Chiarelli also announced that the club has assigned forward Craig Cunningham and defenseman Kevan Miller to Providence.
Warsofsky has skated in 26 games for Providence this season, registering two goals and 14 assist for 16 points with a plus-10 rating.
Warsofsky has skated in a total of 160 games with the Providence Bruins 2010-14, accumulating 10 goals and 54 assists for 64 points with a plus-10 rating. In 12 AHL playoff appearances in 2013 with the P-Bruins, the blueliner tallied three assists.
Prior to joining Providence, Warsofsky skated three seasons (2008-11) with the Boston University Terriers, where he appeared in 113 games, notching 22-46=68 totals.
This marks Warsofsky’s first NHL recall.
The 5'9'', 170-pound native of Marshfield, MA was drafted in the fourth round (95th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues. The Bruins acquired Warsofsky in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka on June 26, 2010.
Cunningham skated in his first NHL game on December 17 against the Calgary Flames in Boston, registering four shots in 8:16 time on ice.
Miller has appeared in nine games with Boston, earning two points with his first NHL goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 8 and his first NHL assist against the Edmonton Oilers on December 12.
TRANSACTION: The Boston Bruins recall David Warsofsky on an emergency basis and assign Kevan Miller and Craig Cunningham to Providence.