BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Jordan Caron and defenseman Steven Kampfer to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Providence has games this weekend on Friday, 1/20 vs. Worcester at 7:05 p.m., Saturday, 1/21 at Worcester at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 1/22 vs. Springfield at 4:05 p.m.
Caron has skated in 17 games for Boston so far this season, tallying two goals and two assists. He has appeared in 12 games for the P-Bruins this season, with 2-7=9 totals.
Caron was drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2010-2011 season, Caron played in 23 games for the Boston Bruins with 3 goals and 4 assists. In the 2010-2011 season with the Providence Bruins, Caron appeared in 47 games with 12 goals and 16 assists, giving him 28 points on the season.
Kampfer has skated in seven games for Boston during the 2011-12 season with one assist and four penalty minutes. With Providence this season, he has appeared in four games with one assist and four penalty minutes.
Kampfer was originally drafted by Anaheim in the fifth round (93rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He was traded to Boston for a 2010 4th round pick before playing any games with Anaheim. In the 2010-11 season, his first year full year in the pros, Kampfer recorded three goals and 13 assists in 22 games with the P-Bruins and received his first NHL call-up on December 8th. Through 38 games with Boston that season, the blueliner had five goals and five assists.
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