*Boston Bruins Press Release*

- Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, January 20, that defenseman
David Warsofsky has been assigned to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) and defenseman
Aaron Johnson has completed his conditioning stint with Providence and has rejoined the Boston Bruins.

Johnson joined Providence on a conditioning loan on January 17, and skated in two games with the P-Bruins,
recording an assist and two penalty minutes. The defenseman signed by Boston to a one-year, two-way contract
through the 2012-13 season on July 18, 2012. The 6'1," 204-pound native of Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
skated in 56 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2011-12, registering three goals and setting NHL career
highs with 13 assists and 16 points, while collecting 26 penalty minutes. For his career, Johnson has played in
281 NHL games with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks and
New York Islanders, tallying 17 goals and 45 assists for 62 total points, with 217 penalty minutes. The Port
Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia native was selected by Columbus in the third round (85th overall) of the 2001 NHL
Entry Draft.

Warsofksy, a 5'9," 170-pound defenseman from Marshfield, MA, recently participated in the Boston Bruins
Training Camp and was listed on an NHL Opening Night roster for the first time in his career. Before joining
Boston, he played 30 games for the Providence Bruins in his second full season with the AHL affiliate, recording
2-7=9 totals, and he is currently tied for second among P-Bruins defensemen in points. In his first full season with
Providence in 2011-12, Warsofsky led team defensemen with 29 points (5-24) and was sixth overall in the PBruins scoring race. He was signed by Boston to a three-year entry-level contract on March 24, 2011, and
appeared in 10 games for Providence, recording three assists and six penalty minutes. Prior to beginning his
professional career, Warsofsky played three seasons from 2008-11 with the Boston University Terriers, where he
won the National Championship in 2009. He was selected by St. Louis in the fourth round (95th overall) of the
2008 NHL Entry Draft, and was acquired by Boston in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka on June 26, 2010.