Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Matt Lashoff to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Lashoff was recalled to Boston on November 19 and was a healthy scratch for the Bruins last three games. Prior to his recall, Lashoff appeared in 15 games for Providence and posted 3-10-13 totals and 21 penalty minutes. He split the 2007-2008 season between Boston and Providence and saw action in 18 NHL games, registering 1-4-5 totals and appeared in 60 games for the P-Bruins, tallying 9-27-36 totals.
The 22-year-old Lashoff was originally drafted by Boston in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and has seen action in 30 NHL games in his career.