BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 10, that the team has recalled forward Danton Heinen from Providence. Sweeney also announced that forward Ryan White has joined the team on a Professional Tryout Agreement (PTO). Heinen and White will join the team for Tuesday's skate and will travel with the team to Denver.
Heinen, 22, has one assist in one game with Providence this season. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound forward appeared in eight NHL games with Boston in 2016-17. Heinen also skated in 64 games with Providence in 2016-17, tallying 14 goals and 30 assists. He led the P-Bruins with nine goals and nine assists for 18 points in 17 Calder Cup Playoff games last season.
The Langley, British Columbia native was originally selected by Boston in the fourth round (116th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
White, 29, spent the 2016-17 season with Arizona and Minnesota, recording nine goals, seven assists and 84 penalty minutes in 65 games. He established career-highs with Philadelphia in 2015-16 with 11 goals, 16 points and 101 penalty minutes in 73 games. In his eight-year NHL career with Montreal, Philadelphia, Arizona and Minnesota, the 6-foot, 200-pound forward has skated in 313 games, producing 31 goals and 30 assists for 61 points with 447 penalty minutes.
The Manitoba, Canada native was originally selected by Montreal in the third round (66th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.