NASTIUK BACK WITH P-BRUINS

Goalie Spent Time in Providence's 2008-09 Training Camp

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 17th season in the American Hockey League, announced that goaltender Kevin Nastiuk has been recalled from the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL. With the move, the P-Bruins have 24 players on their roster, including 14 forwards, seven defensemen and three goaltenders.

Nastiuk, 23, began the season with Gwinnett, going 4-2-2 with a 3.04 goals-against-average and a .886 save percentage over eight games since being released from Providence's training camp on October 7.

In 2007-08, the native of Edmonton, Alberta, went 6-5-2 with a 2.44 goals-against-average for the ECHL's Florida Everblades while adding a 4-1-0 mark and 2.31 GAA for the Albany River Rats of the AHL. In his AHL career, Nastiuk is 5-8-3 in 16 games for Albany and the Lowell Lock Monsters. Meanwhile, the goaltender has posted a 40-19-12 career ECHL record between Gwinnett, Florida and the Las Vegas Wranglers. Prior to turning pro, Natiuk played four seasons for the Western Hockey League's Medicine Hat Tigers, winning 40 games in 2003-04 en route to a WHL championship and an appearance in the Memorial Cup.

Nastiuk was selected 126th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in round four of the 2003 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Providence Bruins season tickets, Flex Tix packages and single game tickets are on sale now for the 2008-09 season. To purchase tickets or to learn more information, call the P-Bruins ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log on to the team website at providencebruins.com.