BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, Thursday, November 20, that the club has recalled forward Alexander Khokhlachev from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) on an emergency basis. Khokhlachev traveled with the team on their upcoming trip to Columbus and be eligible for Friday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Khokhlachev has skated in 15 games for the Providence Bruins this season, recording five goals (first on the team) and 11 assists (second on the team) for 16 points (tied for first on the team) with a plus-two rating. In total, the forward has appeared in 91 games with Providence from 2012 to 2014, racking up 28 goals and 48 assists.
Khokhlachev made his NHL debut last season against the Devils in New Jersey where he registered two shots in 15:14 time on ice.
Before joining the Providence Bruins, the 21-year-old center played for the Windsor Spitfires from 2010-13 and appeared in 152 games. While with the Spitfires, Khokhlachev racked up 81 goals and 112 assists for 193 points. The forward also played 26 games for the Moscow Spartak in 2012-13 and accrued two goals and five assists.
The 5’11”, 184-pound native of Moscow, Russia was drafted by the Bruins in the second round (40th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
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