BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Steven Kampfer from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Kampfer is expected to join the Bruins on their upcoming trip to Philadelphia and Washington.
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 five games with one assist and two 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 2010-2011 season, his first 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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