BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has signed Guillaume Lefebvre to a one-year contract, waived six players for the purpose of assignment to Boston’s American Hockey League affiliate the Providence Bruins, assigned three to Providence, and returned one to Providence.
After this series of transactions, 24 players now remain on the club’s roster.
Invited to Boston’s training camp on a tryout agreement, Lefebvre tallied one assist and 14 penalty minutes in five games for the Bruins this preseason. Last year with the AHL’s Springfield Falcons Lefebvre had 4-9=13 totals with 206 penalty minutes in 70 games played. Originally drafted by Philadelphia in 2000, Lefebvre was traded to the Pittsburgh organization where he appeared in 12 NHL games with 2-4=6 totals in 2002-03. In his career, the 28-year-old Lefebvre has appeared in 38 NHL games with 2-4=6 totals and 13 penalty minutes.
The following six players have been waived for the purpose of assignment to Providence: Drew Fata, Drew Larman, Guillaume Lefebvre, Dany Sabourin, Trent Whitfield
and Andy Wozniewski.
Mikko Lehtonen, Jeff LoVecchio and Adam McQuaid
have been assigned to Providence.
Kirk MacDonald has been returned to Providence.Zach McKelvie
, Levi Nelson and Yannick Riendeau remain injured, non-roster players.