BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 30, that the team has assigned forward Colby Cave to the Providence Bruins.
Cave leads Providence in scoring this season with five goals and five assists for 10 points with a plus-three rating.
He has served as the alternate captain for the Providence Bruins for the past three seasons. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound center skated in 72 games with Providence in 2017-18, tallying 11 goals and 22 assists for 33 points. He also appeared in three games with Boston last season, making his NHL debut on December 21vs. Winnipeg. Cave enjoyed his best offensive season in 2016-17 with Providence, recording 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points, while adding one goal and five assists for six points in 17 playoff games. In his first full professional season with Providence in 2015-16, the 23-year-old skated in 75 games and posted 13 goals and 16 assists for 29 points, while notching two goals and one assist in three playoff games.
Prior to signing with the Bruins organization, Cave spent four seasons (2011-15) with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL, serving as the team's captain the final two seasons. He compiled 95 goals and 107 assists for 202 points in 287 career WHL games.
The Battleford, Saskatchewan native was originally signed by the Bruins as a college free agent on April 4, 2015.