Bruins Assign Jordan Caron and Steven Kampfer to Providence (AHL)
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BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Jordan Caron and defenseman Steven Kampfer to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Both Caron and Kampfer are expected to play in Providence’s game against the Connecticut Whale on Friday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence.
Caron has played in 11 games for Boston so far this season and has registered one goal and two assists. He was assigned to Providence on October 23, 2011 and played one game there in which he tallied an assist, before being recalled back to Boston on October 24. He has been a healthy scratch the last seven games.
Caron was drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2010-11 season he notched 12 goals and 16 assists in 47 games with the P-Bruins and 3 goals and 4 assists in 23 games with Boston.
Kampfer missed the first six games of this NHL season due to an injury sustained in preseason but since his return, he has played five games for Boston, tallying one assist. He has been a healthy scratch the last six games.
Kampfer was originally drafted by Anaheim in the fifth round (93rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He was traded to Boston for a 2010 4th round pick before playing any games with Anaheim. In the 2010-11 season, his first year full year in the pros, Kampfer recorded three goals and 13 assists in 22 games with the P-Bruins and received his first NHL call-up on December 8th. Through 38 games with Boston that season, the blueliner had five goals and five assists.
Both players made the Boston Bruins roster straight out of training camp; it was Caron's second year achieving this and Kampfer's first.
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