CARON HEADING BACK TO BOSTON
Rookie Forward Scored 17 Points in 27 Games for Providence
Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 19th season in the American Hockey League, today announced that the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins have recalled forward Jordan Caron from Providence. Caron will join the parent Bruins for Tuesday's practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA at 10:30 a.m.
Caron began the season in Boston, where he appeared in 20 games and scored three goals and added four assists for seven points. The 20-year-old rookie right wing was assigned to Providence on Dec. 6, 2010 and went on to suit up for 27 AHL contests, contributing six goals and 11 assists for 17 points. Caron led all P-Bruins in scoring in January with 13 points and shared a high of six goals.
Prior to turning pro, Caron spent four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Rimouski Oceanic and Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, totaling 116 goals and 120 assists for 236 points in 237 games between the regular season and playoffs. He played parts of his first four years with Rimouski before a trade to Rouyn-Noranda on Jan. 7, 2010. Caron also won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2010 World Junior Championships.
The Sayabec, Quebec, native was selected by Boston 25th overall in round one of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
The P-Bruins' roster is now comprised of 20 players, including 11 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.
Providence wraps up its three-game road trip on Tuesday against Charlotte at 7 p.m. The P-Bruins return to the Dunkin' Donuts Center on Friday for Rhode Island Reds T-Shirt Night at 7:05 p.m. against Hershey. Providence travels to the MassMutual Center Saturday to face Springfield at 7 p.m., before finishing up the week at The Dunk on Sunday for Poster Night against Connecticut at 4:05 p.m. 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.
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