HIRSCHFELD HEADS SOUTH

Forward Skated in 18 Games for Bruins Since November Recall  

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that Alden Hirschfeld has been returned on loan to South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL).

A 2012 graduate of Miami University, Hirschfeld was signed to an AHL contract on July 10. The Sylvania, Ohio native was recalled on loan from South Carolina on November 14 after skating in 16 games for the Stingrays. In 18 games with the Bruins, the 6'1", 206-pound forward tallied five points on two goals and three helpers.

Hirschfeld, 25, is a four-year product of Miami University (Ohio) where he recorded 70 points on 35 goals and 35 assists. As a team tri-captain in 2011-12, the forward was one of only three players who skated in all 41 games for the RedHawks. He scored a collegiate-best 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points during his junior season.