BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned goaltender Adam Courchaine to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
The 20-year-old Courchaine split the 2008-2009 regular season between the Providence Bruins and the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League. He started and played in one game for the P-Bruins this season and went 0-1-0 with a 3.00 Goals Against Average. He played 30 games for the 67’s and registered a 13-11-2 record, a 3.28 Goals Against Average and two shutouts.
Courchaine was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on September 30, 2007. He was recalled on Friday, April 24 and participated in practice on Friday morning.
The Boston Bruins advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals after defeating the Montreal Canadiens four games to zero in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.