Boston Bruins General Manager Mike O'Connell today announced that goaltender Tim Thomas
and center Ben Walter have been assigned to their American Hockey League affiliate in Providence.
The Boston Bruins roster now stands at 22 players - forwards P. J. Axelsson, Patrice Bergeron
, Brad Boyes, Tom Fitzgerald, Travis Green, Brad Isbister, Shawn McEachern, Glen Murray, Colton Orr, Sergei Samsonov, Dave Scatchard, Joe Thornton and Alex Zhamnov; defensemen Andrew Alberts, Kevin Dallman, Hal Gill, Milan Jurcina, Brian Leetch, Ian Moran and Jiri Slegr; and goaltenders Andrew Raycroft and Hannu Toivonen.
The Bruins open their 2005-06 regular season on Wednesday, October 5th hosting the Montreal Canadiens at 7:00 p.m. at the TD Banknorth Garden.