Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 22, that the club has assigned defenseman Tommy Cross to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
In his first NHL recall Cross appeared in three games, including his NHL debut on October 14 against the Avalanche in Colorado. Cross registered his first NHL point/assist in his second appearance on October 17 against the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale.
The blueliner has appeared in two games for Providence this season, recording one assist.
Cross ranked second on the Providence Bruins in penalty minutes in the 2014-15 season with 85 and recorded four goals & 18 assists in 54 regular season games. Since the 2011-12 season, the 26-year-old, Simsbury, CT native has played in 155 games for Providence and notched eight goals and 33 assists for 41 points in that span.
The 6’3’’, 205-pound forward was drafted by Boston in the second round (35th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.