P-Bruins Send Pair to the Carolina of the ECHL

Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

P-Bruins news release…

PAIR OF P-BRUINS REASSIGNED TO SOUTH CAROLINA

Jared Knight and Tyler Randell Join the Stingrays 

Providence, RI – The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the Boston Bruins have reassigned forwards Jared Knight and Tyler Randell to the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL).

Knight, 20, has missed the last 27 Providence Bruins games due to a lower body injury. Prior to turning pro, the Battle Creek, MI native played four seasons with the London Knights of the OHL and won the Robertson Cup with the club 2011-12, defeating the Niagara Ice Dogs. He tallied eight points in 15 playoff games. Knight made his professional debut in April 2011, following putting up a career-best 70 points on 25 goals and 45 assists with the Knights. The 5'11″, 202-pound forward was selected by the Boston Bruins 32nd overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Randell, Boston's sixth round selection in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, skated in one game for Providence since being reassigned on December 5. After four seasons in the OHL with Belleville and Kitchener, Randell made his professional debut with Providence in the 2011-12 season. After 30 games, in which he went 2-0-2 and recorded 45 penalty minutes, he was reassigned by Boston to the Kitchener Rangers (OHL).

The Providence Bruins will return to the Dunkin' Donuts Center on Friday, January 4 versus the Portland Pirates. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. for Koozie Night with the first 2,000 fans receiving a free koozie courtesy of Uncle Bob's Self Storage.

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