MORRISON RETURNS TO PROVIDENCE

Boston assigns rookie goaltender for third time this season

Providence, RI
- The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the Boston Bruins (NHL) have assigned goaltender Adam Morrison to Providence from the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL).

This marks Morrison's third trip to Providence. Morrison, 22, was reassigned to Utah on March 20, though he did not appear in a game for Providence. The 6'3", 194-pound goaltender saw time in 10 games for the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) before being reassigned to the Utah Grizzlies on February 13. In 14 games with the Grizzlies this season, Morrison has compiled a 6-6-2 record, .903 save percentage and 3.46 goals against average.

Originally selected by Philadelphia in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Morrison was signed by Boston as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012. Prior to turning pro at the end of 2011-12, the White Rock, BC native spent three seasons in the WHL with Saskatoon and Vancouver.