BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, December 1, that the team has assigned forward Jack Studnicka to Providence. Sweeney also announced that defenseman John Moore will join Providence on an LTI conditioning loan. Both players are expected to play in Providence's game at Charlotte today.
Studnicka, 20, made his NHL debut and recorded his first NHL point in the team's 8-1 win at Montreal on November 26. He leads Providence in scoring with nine goals and nine assists for 18 points with a plus-seven rating in 21 games this season. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound centerman spent the 2018-19 season with the Niagara IceDogs and Oshawa Generals of the OHL, totaling 36 goals and 47 assists for 83 points in 60 games. The Tecumseh, Ontario native was originally selected by Boston in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Moore, 29, has yet to be appear in a game this season due to an upper body injury. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound defenseman recorded four goals and nine assists for 13 points in 61 games with Boston in 2018-19. Over his nine-year NHL career, Moore has appeared in 508 NHL games, totaling 36 goals and 76 assists for 112 points. The Winnetka, Illinois native was originally selected by Columbus in the first round (21st overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.