BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 22, that the team has placed forward David Krejci on injured reserve and recalled forward Anders Bjork from Providence on an emergency basis.
Krejci has been sidelined with an upper-body injury suffered in the first period of the team's game against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, October 14.
Bjork, 23, leads the Providence Bruins in scoring this season with three goals and five assists for eight points with a plus-five rating in seven games. The 6-foot-185-pound forward has appeared in 50 career NHL games with Boston, recording five goals and 10 assists for 15 points with a plus-one rating. The Mequon, Wisconsin native was originally selected by Boston in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.