BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Trent Whitfield to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
The 32-year-old Whitfield was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on July 13, 2009. He has appeared in 14 games this season for Boston, registering his first point as a Bruin with an assist on January 21 against Columbus. Whitfield has skated in 26 games for Providence this year, earning 9-11-20 totals. In his NHL career, Whitfield has appeared in 191 games with the B’s, Capitals, Rangers and Blues and has tallied 11 goals and 18 assists.