BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Andy Wozniewski to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
The 29-year-old Wozniewski made his Bruins debut this season on December 18 in Chicago and has skated in two games for Boston this year. He was most recently recalled on Thursday, January 14 and was a healthy scratch for the games in San Jose and Los Angeles.
Wozniewski had appeared in 38 games for the P-Bruins and recorded 7-20-27 totals this season. His 27 points are tops among all Providence blueliners and rank second overall on the team.
He was signed by Boston as a free agent on September 9, 2009 after splitting last year between the AHL affiliates of the Penguins and Blues. The Buffalo Grove, Illinois native has tallied 2-10-12 totals and 81 penalty minutes in 79 career NHL games with the Bruins, Blues and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was signed to his first pro contract with Toronto on May 27, 2004 and was a member of the Leafs organization until he signed as a free agent by the Blues on July 17, 2008. He was traded to Pittsburgh on March 4, 2009 before signing with the B’s as a free agent on September 9, 2009.