BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, November 21, that the team has recalled forward Max Talbot from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis (American Hockey League). Talbot will join Boston for their morning skate on Saturday and be available for Saturday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden.
Talbot has skated in five games for Boston this year, after appearing in 18 contests last season for the Black & Gold when he registered three assists. In 81 games split between Colorado and Boston last year, Talbot recorded five goals, 13 assists and 29 penalty minutes.
In seven games for Providence this season, Talbot has notched one goal and five assists for six points.
The 31-year-old Talbot is a veteran of 668 NHL games and has tallied 89 goals and 108 assists for 197 points and 480 penalty minutes in his career with the Penguins, Flyers, Avalanche and Bruins. He won a Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 2009.
Talbot was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the eighth round (234th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by the Bruins on March 2, 2015 with Paul Carey from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Jordan Caron and a sixth round draft pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins recall Max Talbot from Providence on an emergency basis.