BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, March 19, that the club has assigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Providence.
Smith dressed as a backup twice for Boston this season (2/27 at New Jersey, 3/17 vs. Buffalo). Prior to joining the Bruins organization, Smith has also dressed as a backup for both Nashville and Columbus in previous emergency recalls.
Smith has played in 30 games for Providence this season accruing a 17-8-5 record, 1.96 goals against average and a .936 save percentage.
At the American Hockey League level, Smith has a record of 104-68-15 in 196 games.
Smith, 25, is in his first season in the Bruins organization after signing with the team as a free agent on July 2, 2014.
He played four seasons in the Predators organization from 2009-13 before signing with Columbus as a free agent on July 5, 2013. He played one season in the Blue Jackets organization with their AHL affiliate in Springfield.
The 6-0, 173 lb. native of Detroit, Michigan was drafted by Nashville in the second round (54th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins assign Jeremy Smith to Providence.