BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, March 22, that the team has assigned forward Paul Carey to Providence.
Carey has skated in two games with Boston this season. He was acquired by the Bruins from Ottawa in exchange for defenseman Cody Goloubef on January 11, 2019. Since arriving in Providence, he leads the team with 14 goals and six assists for 20 points in 21 games. He has also skated in five games with Ottawa this season, as well as 29 games with AHL affiliate Belleville, where he has tallied five goals and 22 assists for 27 points.
Over his six-year NHL career with Ottawa, New York, Washington and Colorado, the 6-foot-1, 200-pound forward has amassed eight goals and eight assists for 16 points in 97 appearances. At the AHL level with Belleville, Hershey, Providence and Lake Erie, the 30-year-old forward has posted 98 goals and 131 assists for 229 points in 337 games.
The Boston, Massachusetts native was originally selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.