Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled center David Krejci from the Providence Bruins (AHL) and assigned center Vladimir Sobotka to Providence.
In 25 games with Providence this season, Krejci has recorded seven goals, 21 assists and a plus 14 plus/minus rating. Krejci began the season with Boston and played 12 games from October 5 through November 3, registering three assists.
Last season Krejci appeared in six NHL games with Boston, while spending the majority of the year in Providence. He tallied a team-best 74 points (31 goals, 43 assists) in 69 games for Providence in 2006-2007.
Krejci was selected by Boston with the 63rd overall pick in the second round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Sobotka appeared in 14 games for Boston since being recalled on November 23, notching two assists. During his time with Providence this season, he recorded seven goals and seven assists in 15 games.
The Boston Bruins will host the Atlanta Thrashers in a 1:00 p.m. matinee at the TD Banknorth Garden on Monday, December 31.