BRUINS ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES
Button reassigned to South Carolina; Morrison returns to Utah
Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the Boston Bruins (NHL) have reassigned Ryan Button to the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) from Providence. In a separate transaction, goaltender Adam Morrison has been reassigned to the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL).
Button, of Edmonton, Alberta, has appeared in one game for South Carolina this season, going scoreless in a contest on February 13. The second-year pro split last season between Providence and Reading (ECHL), totaling a combined eight points in 58 games for the clubs. In 23 games for the Bruins this season, Button has gone scoreless and recorded 15 penalty minutes.
Prior to turning pro, the 6'0", 185-pound defenseman spent four seasons in the WHL with the Prince Albert Raiders and Seattle Thunderbirds. In 264 career junior games, Button recorded 113 points on 16 goals and 97 assists.