BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 15, that the team has placed forward Brett Ritchie on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Providence.
Ritchie, 26, has appeared in 27 games with the Bruins this season after being signed by the club as a free agent on July 1, 2019, totaling two goals and four assists for six points with 21 penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-4, 220-pound forward spent the previous seven seasons in the Dallas Stars organization, recording 33 goals and 21 assists for 54 points with 156 penalty minutes in 241 NHL games. He also added 53 goals and 48 assists for 101 points with 119 penalty minutes in 141 career AHL games with the Texas Stars. The Orangeville, Ontario native was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (44th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.