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Bruins Assign Khokhlachev & Griffith to Providence Bruins; Recall Colin Miller

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 2, that the club has assigned forwards Alexander Khokhlachev and Seth Griffith to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) and has recalled defenseman Colin Miller.

Khokhlachev has skated in five games with Boston this year and the 22-year-old has appeared in nine games in a Bruins uniform in his NHL career. This season in Providence, Khokhlachev has played in 22 games, tallying nine goals (tied for third on the team) and 16 assists (second on the team) for 25 points (second on the team).

The 5’10”, 181-pound native of Moscow, Russia was drafted by the Bruins in the second round (40th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Griffith skated in two games with Boston since being recalled on December 29, tallying one assist. Last year, Griffith skated in 30 games with the Bruins, including his NHL debut on October 13, 2014 against the Colorado Avalanche. In total, he has amassed six goals and four assists for 10 points in his career with Boston.

The 22-year-old has played in 24 games with the Providence Bruins thus far in 2015-16, totaling 10 goals (tied for first on the team) and 17 assists (first on the team) for 27 points. At the AHL level, Griffith has appeared in 132 career games, accruing 42-66=108 totals.

The 5’9”, 192-pound native of Wallaceburg, Ontario was drafted by the Bruins in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Miller, who made his NHL debut with Boston on October 10 against Montreal, has skated in 28 games with the Bruins this season, totaling two goals and 10 assists for 12 points with a plus-five rating. The 23-year-old native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was acquired by Boston via trade from Los Angeles on June 27, 2015.

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