Bruins Send Caron and Kampfer to Providence


Both Expected to Play on Saturday and


Boston, MABoston Bruins General
Manager Peter Chiarelli
announced today that the club has assigned forward
Jordan Caron and defenseman Steven Kampfer to the Providence
. Both Caron and Kampfer are expected to play in Providence's games
this weekend on Saturday, December 17 in Connecticut and Sunday, December 18 at
the Dunkin' Donuts Center versus Bridgeport.


Caron, of Sayabec, PQ, has skated in
13 contests for Boston this season and has registered one goal and two assists.
In his career, the forward has played in 34 NHL games, recording 4-6=10 totals
and 10 penalty minutes. He was assigned to Providence on December 1, 2011 and
played in two games in which he tallied a goal and two assists, before being
recalled back to Boston on December 3. In 47 games with Providence last
season, Caron recorded 12+16=28 totals and 16 penalty minutes. His 12 goals and
28 points ranked second among rookies on the Providence squad.


The 20-year-old was originally
drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2009
NHL Entry Draft.


Kampfer, 23, missed the first six
games of this NHL season due to an injury sustained in preseason. Since his
return, he has played in seven games for Boston, registering one assist. In
2010-11, his rookie season, the Ann Arbor, MI native skated in 22 games with
Providence, recording 3+13=16 totals and a team-high plus-10 rating. He earned
his first NHL recall on December 8, 2010 and skated in 38 games for Boston,
during which the blueliner tallied five goals and five assists.


Originally drafted by Anaheim in the
fifth round (93rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, Kampfer was
traded to Boston for a 2010 4th round pick on March 2, 2010.


The P-Bruins are on the road in Connecticut
on Saturday. The club returns to The Dunk on Sunday to face off
with Bridgeport at 4:05 p.m. To purchase our special buy-one get-one offer or for
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