BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, Saturday, March 14, that the club has assigned defenseman Zach Trotman to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Trotman was previously recalled on an emergency basis on Friday, March 13 but did not play in the Bruins game against the Penguins in Pittsburgh.
Trotman has skated in 17 NHL games with Boston this season accruing four assists. He played in two games during the 2013-14 season for a total of 19 career NHL games to date. He made his NHL debut against the Ottawa Senators on December 28, 2013.
Trotman appeared in 35 games for Providence this season, scoring two goals, notching 10 assists and 25 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old defenseman has skated in a total of 145 games with Providence from 2011-2015, picking up 13 goals and 42 assists for 55 points.
The 6’3'', 219-pound native of Noblesville, Indiana was drafted by the Bruins in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
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TRANSACTION: The Boston Bruins assign defenseman Zach Trotman to Providence.