BOSTON ANNOUNCES ROOKIE CAMP PLANS

24-Man Rookie Roster to Attend Camp in Kitchener, Ontario

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, the 2008-09 Atlantic Division champions of the American Hockey League, today announced that the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins have released their 24-man rookie roster that will participate in the team's rookie camp in Kitchener, Ontario. The camp is scheduled to run from September 5-10 with the team set to play three games, one each against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Boston roster includes 2008-09 P-Bruins Jamie Arniel, Adam Courchaine, Alain Goulet, Zach Hamill, Jordan Knackstedt, Jason Lawrence, Jeff LoVecchio, Matt Marquardt and Levi Nelson. Aside from players who have already spent time on a professional roster, some additional Bruins draft picks on the traveling squad include Ryan Button (2009, third round), Mike Hutchinson (2008, third round), Lane MacDermid (2009, fourth round), Tyler Randell (2009, sixth round) and Max Sauve (2008, second round). Non-Bruins draft picks on the roster include Matt Dalton, Chris DeSousa, Scott Fletcher, Brad Good, Mark Isherwood, Rob Kwiet, Taylor MacDougall, Peter Stevens, Jason Wilson and Marc Zanetti.

The Bruins' first round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Jordan Caron, will not participate due to injury.

2009 BRUINS ROOKIE CAMP ROSTER BY POSITION:

Goaltenders (3): Adam Courchaine, Matt Dalton, Mike Hutchinson

Defensemen (7): Ryan Button, Scott Fletcher, Brad Good, Alain Goulet, Mark Isherwood, Rob Kwiet, Marc Zanetti

Forwards (14): Jamie Arniel, Chris DeSousa, Zach Hamill, Jordan Knackstedt, Jason Lawrence, Lane MacDermid, Taylor MacDougall, Jason Lawrence, Jeff LoVecchio, Levi Nelson, Tyler Randell, Max Sauve, Peter Stevens, Jason Wilson

2009 BRUINS ROOKIE CAMP SCHEDULE:

Saturday, September 5 (Wilmington, MA)
-Off-ice testing (closed to the media) at Ristuccia Arena, 8:00 a.m. (190 Main St., Wilmington, MA)
-Limited rookie media availability at 8:30 a.m. inside locker room
-Director of Hockey Operations Don Sweeney media availability at 10:15 a.m.
-Travel to Kitchener

Sunday, September 6 (Kitchener, Ontario)
-Practice at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 2:00 p.m. (400 East Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario)
-Bruins players available to media after practice

Monday, September 7 (Kitchener, Ontario)
-Game vs. Toronto at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 8 (Kitchener, Ontario)
-Practice at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 10:00 a.m.
-Bruins players available after practice

Wednesday, September 9 (Kitchener, Ontario)
-Game vs. Ottawa at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 10 (Kitchener, Ontario)
-Game vs. Pittsburgh at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 2:00 p.m.
-Travel to Boston

For more information, please visit the Boston Bruins website at bostonbruins.com.

Providence Bruins season tickets and Flex Tix packages are on sale now for the 2009-10 season. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the P-Bruins ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log on to the team website at providencebruins.com.