BOSTON, MA -- Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled left-winger Jeff Hoggan from the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis. Hoggan will be with the team in Montreal for tomorrow night’s game against the Canadiens, and will be eligible to play if needed.
Hoggan, a 28-year old first year Bruin, played 13 games for Boston this season tallying one assist, before being assigned to Providence on November 11. While with Providence, Hoggan has played in four games, notching three assists.
Last year, in his first full NHL season, Hoggan played 52 games for St. Louis scoring two goals and recording six assists.
The Hope, British Columbia native signed his first professional contract with Minnesota as a free agent in 2002 after the conclusion of his collegiate career at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
The Black and Gold continue their two-game road trip tomorrow when they battle Montreal at 7:00 p.m. ET at the Bell Centre. The game can be seen live on VERSUS and heard live on WBZ Radio. The Bruins return home to the TD Banknorth Garden on Thursday night when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:00 p.m. ET.
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