BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Jonathan Sigalet to the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sigalet, from Surrey, British Columbia, made his NHL debut last night, in the club's 5-2 loss in Ottawa. The 20-year old defenseman is in his second season with the Bruins organization after being selected with the team's fourth pick (100 overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Last season Sigalet appeared in 75 games for Providence, tallying nine goals and 27 assists (36 points). This season he has played 35 games for Providence, scoring eight goals and notching eight assists.
The Black and Gold return to the TD Banknorth Garden on Thursday night when they host the New York Islanders at 7:00 p.m. ET.
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