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Bruins Assign Urho Vaakanainen To Providence

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / Boston Bruins

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 9, that the team has assigned defenseman Urho Vaakanainen to Providence

Vaakanainen made his debut with Boston this season on November 12 and remained with the team for five games, earning a plus-two rating and recording two shots in that time. 

The 21-year-old defenseman has four goals and eight assists through 42 games played this season with the Providence Bruins and ranks third on the team with a plus-14 rating. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Finland native has played in seven career NHL games, including two in Boston during the 2018-19 season. 

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