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Bruins Place Gustavsson on IR, Recall Subban from Providence on an Emergency Basis & Recall Pastrnak from Providence

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins

Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 1, that the club has placed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on injured reserve and recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis.  Sweeney also announced that the team has recalled forward David Pastrnak from Providence.  Subban and Pastrnak will join the Bruins for Monday's practice at TD Garden at 2:00 p.m.

"We placed Jonas on Injured Reserve as we await his final test results," said Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney. "Pending those final test results, he will be cleared for full participation by our medical staff."

 Subban 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.

The 22-year-old netminder has appeared in 94 American Hockey League games for Providence, amassing a 45-31-13 record with five shutouts.

The 6’2’’, 200-pound Toronto, ON, Canada native was drafted by Boston in the first round (24th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Pastrnak, 19, has played in 18 games for Boston this season, posting 5-4=9 totals. In total, Pastrnak has skated in 64 games at the NHL level, registering 15 goals and 21 assists with a plus-11 rating. He has played in three AHL games with Providence this season, recording one goal and three assists.

In December of 2015, Pastrnak was loaned to the Czech Republic’s World Juniors team. During the tournament, he skated in four games, registering one goal and three assists for four points with a plus-one rating. His sole goal stood as the Czech Republic’s game-winning goal in a win over Slovakia on December 28.

The 6’0”, 181-pound native of Havirov, Czech Republic was drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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.

On the international stage, Gustavsson represented Sweden in the 2014 Olympics, where he took home a silver medal. Gustavsson also played for Sweden in 2009 and 2010 at the World Championships, where he took home bronze.

The 6’4’’, 201-pound native of Danderyd, Sweden was signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent on July 7, 2009 before being signed by the Detroit Red Wings in 2012. Gustavsson joined the 2015 Boston Bruins Training Camp on a PTO and then signed with Boston on October 4 to a one-year, one-way contract.

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