BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 27, that the club has assigned forward David Pastrnak to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Pastrnak has appeared in 18 games with Boston this season, registering five goals and four assists for nine points with 10 penalty minutes. In total, the 19-year-old has skated in 64 games in a Bruins uniform, totaling 15 goals and 21 assists for 36 points with a plus-11 rating. At the conclusion of his rookie season in 2015, Pastrnak was named the winner of NESN’s Seventh Player Award, presented to the Bruin who exceeded the expectations of Bruins fans during the 2014-15 season.
This season, Pastrnak has played in two games with Providence, tallying one point.
In December, Pastrnak was loaned to the Czech Republic’s World Juniors team. During the tournament, he skated in four games, registering one goal and three assists for four points with a plus-one rating. His sole goal stood as the Czech Republic’s game-winning goal in a win over Slovakia on December 28.
The 6’0”, 167-pound native of Havirov, Czech Republic was drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.