BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has acquired unsigned draft choice David Warsofsky in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka.
The 20-year-old Warsofsky is currently a junior defenseman at Boston University and is a native of Marshfield, Massachusetts. He has played in 79 career games during his first two years at BU, registering 15 goals and 31 assists for 46 points and 75 penalty minutes. Last season, he played in 34 games and scored a career high 12 goals while tying his career high with 23 points. He has scored 23 points in each of his first two collegiate seasons, registering 3-20=23 totals during his freshman campaign. Warsofsky also played for the United States National Development team in 2007-2008, recording 4-2=6 totals while skating in 15 games.
The 5’9”, 170-pound native of Marshfield, Massachusetts was originally drafted in the fourth round (95th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues.
The 22-year-old Sobotka completed his third NHL season, all with the Bruins. He posted career highs in goals, points and games played last season and matched a career high in assists, registering 4 goals and 6 assists for 10 points in 61 games. For his NHL career, he has skated in 134 games with six goals and 16 assists.
The 5’10”, 183-pound native of Tredic, Czech Republic was selected by Boston in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He has spent his entire career within the Bruins organization.