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Bruins Announce Transactions

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / Boston Bruins

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 28, the following transactions: Tuukka Rask has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to January 19; Zane McIntyre has been recalled from Providence on an emergency basis; Ryan Donato and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson have been assigned to Providence; Peter Cehlarik and Trent Frederic have been recalled from Providence.

Rask, 31, suffered a concussion during the first period of the team's game vs. New York Rangers on January 19. He has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to that date, and will not play in the team's game vs. Winnipeg on January 29. The 6-foot-3, 176-pound goaltender has compiled a 14-8-3 record with a 2.43 goals against average and .919 save percentage this season.

McIntyre, 26, has compiled a 16-8-0 record with a 2.74 goals against average and .887 save percentage with Providence this season. The 6-foot-2, 206-pound netminder was also selected to play in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game and was named an AHL Second-Team All-Star in 2016-17. He has played in eight career NHL games with Boston, recording a 0-4-1 record with a 3.93 goals against average and .858 save percentage. The Thief River Falls, Minnesota native was selected by Boston in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Donato, 22, has six goals and three assists for nine points in 34 appearances with Boston this season. The 6-foot, 181-pound forward also has five goals and four assists for nine points in 10 games with Providence. The Scituate, Massachusetts native was originally selected by the Bruins in the second round (56th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Forsbacka Karlsson, 22, has scored three goals and six assists in 28 games with Boston this season. The 6-foot-1, 184-pound center has also appeared in 10 games with Providence this season, tallying one goal and three assists for four points. The Stockholm, Sweden native was selected by the Bruins in the second round (45th overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Cehlarik has skated in three games with Boston this season, tallying two goals and one assist for three points. He also ranks second on the team in scoring in Providence this season with 10 goals and 19 assists for 29 points in 39 games. In 20 career NHL games with Boston, Cehlarik has posted three goals and four assists for seven points, while adding 41 goals and 49 assists for 90 points in 123 career AHL games with Providence. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Zilina, Slovakia native was originally selected by Boston in the third round (90th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Frederic, 20, has skated in 37 games with Providence this season, tallying 10 goals and seven assists for 17 points with 47 penalty minutes and a plus-four rating. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound forward also notched five goals and three assists for eight points in 13 games with Providence following his collegiate season at University of Wisconsin in 2017-18. Frederic spent two seasons at Wisconsin from 2016-18, compiling 32 goals and 33 assists for 65 points in 66 games. The St. Louis, Missouri native was originally selected by Boston in the first round (29th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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