BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Adam McQuaid to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) and recalled forward Drew Larman from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis. Larman will join the team Thursday and be available for Thursday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the TD Garden at 7 p.m. (TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub)
Larman made his Boston Bruins debut on Monday, January 18 against the Senators after being recalled earlier that day. Signed by the Bruins as a free agent on July 13, 2009, the 24-year old Larman has skated in 43 games for the P-Bruins this season with 5-4=9 totals. Larman has played in 23 career NHL games with Boston and Florida and has 2-1=3 totals.
The 23-year-old McQuaid made his Bruins/NHL debut on December 19 in Toronto and has skated in eight games this year for Boston. He has played in 29 games this season for Providence and has registered 3-7=10 totals and 66 penalty minutes. He was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (55th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. McQuaid was traded to Boston from Columbus for a 2007 fifth round draft pick (Jamie Benn) on May 16, 2007.