BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, November 4, that the team has recalled forward Max Talbot from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Talbot has skated in two 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 three games for Providence this season, Talbot has notched four assists and a +3 rating.
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.