BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, November 29, that the team has assigned forward Anders Bjork to the Providence Bruins.
Bjork, 22, has appeared in 20 games with Boston this season, tallying one goal and two assists for three points.
Bjork appeared in 30 games for Boston in 2017-18, tallying four goals and eight assists for 12 points with a plus-two rating. He also produced two goals and two assists in nine games with Providence. Bjork made his NHL debut on October 5, 2017 against the Nashville Predators in Boston where he tallied his first NHL assist and point. The forward later recorded his first NHL goal on October 14, 2017 vs. the Coyotes in Arizona.
Before turning pro, Bjork served as an alternate captain for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in 2016-17, finishing the year with 21 goals and 31 assists for 52 points, all of which were career highs. Bjork played for three seasons at Notre Dame, appearing in 115 games (2014-2017) accruing 40 goals and 69 assists for 109 points with a plus-42 rating.
The 6-foot, 186-pound Mequon, Wisconsin native was selected by the Bruins in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He was then signed to an entry-level contract on May 30, 2017.