BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled forward Max Sauve from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis (American Hockey League). Sauve will join the team as they travel to Pittsburgh and will be available for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Penguins (12:30 p.m., TV: NBC, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub).
With Providence this season, the 6’0’’, 185-pound Sauve has seven goals and ten assists in 30 games. He played his first full pro season with Providence in the 2010-11 season, ranking second on the team in goals (21) and third overall in the club’s scoring race with 21-17=38 totals.
Prior to playing in Providence, Sauve played three full seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 2006-2009, splitting his time between the Quebec Remparts and Val d’Or Foreurs. He reached career highs in the 2008-09 season with Val d’Or Foreurs with 27 goals and 49 assists, giving him 76 points on the season. He split the 2009-10 season between Val d’Or Foreurs and Providence.
Sauve was originally drafted by the Bruins in the second round (47th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
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