KNIGHT RETURNS TO PROVIDENCE

Forward Skated in Two Games with South Carolina

Providence, RI
- The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the Boston Bruins have reassigned forward Jared Knight to Providence from the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL).

Knight, 20, was reassigned to South Carolina on January 2 after he missed 27 consecutive Providence Bruins games due to a lower body injury. In two games with the Stingrays, the forward recorded eight shots and a minus-2 rating. Before 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.