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Bruins Issue Update on Gustavsson; Activate Gustavsson from IR, Assign Subban to Providence

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Bruins issued the following update on goaltender Jonas Gustavsson:

"The final testing is complete and all results have been reviewed by the Bruins Medical Staff. Jonas has been cleared to resume full on-ice participation with the team without any restrictions."

Subsequently, Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced that the team has activated Gustavsson off Injured Reserve and assigned goaltender Malcolm Subban to Providence.

Gustavsson, 31, has appeared in 15 games for Boston in the 2015-16 campaign, accruing a 9-3-1 record while posting a 2.38 GAA and .915 save percentage.

Gustavsson has 163 games of NHL experience with a career 2.84 goals against average, .915 save percentage and six shutouts.

After being recalled on February 1, Subban served as a backup to Tuukka Rask on February 2 during the Bruins/Leafs game. He made his NHL debut on February 20, 2015, starting against the Blues in St. Louis.

Subban has appeared in 26 games so far this season with the Providence Bruins, compiling a 14-8-4 record with a 2.45 GAA and .913 save percentage.

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