BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Zach Hamill to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Hamill has appeared in 16 games for Boston this year and has registered two assists. In 20 career NHL games, the 23-year-old Hamill has four assists.
Through 25 AHL games this season, Hamill tallied 7-7=14 totals. Last season, Hamill spent the majority of the year in Providence and finished second on the team in scoring with 9-34=43 totals. He was recalled once to Boston from February 3 – 13, 2011 and tallied one assist in three NHL games.
He was originally drafted by the Bruins in the first round (8th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
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