CARON IS BACK FROM BOSTON

Rookie Appeared in Three Games Over Latest NHL Stint

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 assigned forward Jordan Caron to the P-Bruins.

Caron was recalled by Boston on Feb. 7 and appeared in three NHL games over his one-week recall. On the season, the rookie has suited up for 23 games for Boston, totaling three goals and four assists while averaging 12:40 of ice-time.

The 20-year-old right wing returns to Providence, where he has appeared in 27 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 24 players, including 15 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.

Providence gets back into action on Wednesday in Portland at 6:30 p.m. before returning home on Friday to host the Pirates for Reds Winter Hat Night at 7:05 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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