BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 5, that the team has recalled forward Austin Czarnik from Providence on an emergency basis.
Czarnik, 25, leads Providence in scoring and is tied for sixth in the AHL in points with 13 goals and 29 assists in 38 games this season. He was selected to play in the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic in Utica, NY from January 28-29. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound forward also has two assists in seven games with Boston in 2017-18.
In his first NHL season with Boston in 2016-17, Czarnik recorded five goals and eight assists for 13 points in 49 games. He has also appeared in 131 career AHL games, totaling 39 goals and 89 assists for 128 points.
The Detroit, Michigan native was originally signed by the Bruins to an entry-level contract on April 1, 2015.