BRUINS ASSIGN CARON

Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned forward Jordan Caron to the Providence Bruins.

Caron, of Sayabec, PQ, has skated in four contests for Boston this season, averaging 9:03 of ice time. In his career, the forward has played in 20 NHL games, recording 3-4=7 totals and four penalty minutes.

The 20-year-old was originally drafted by the Bruins in the first round (25th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Caron made his professional debut on October 10, 2010 with Boston at Phoenix and scored his first professional point (goal) on October 16 at New Jersey (NHL). In 47 games with Providence last season, Caron recorded 12-16=28 totals and 16 penalty minutes. His 12 goals and 28 points ranked second among rookies on the Providence squad.

The P-Bruins are back in action with three games next weekend. On Friday, Providence meets Norfolk for the first time this season for the second annual Pink in the Rink at 7:05 p.m. Thundersticks are free to all fans in attendance. On Saturday, the club travels to Bridgeport before returning to The Dunk on Sunday for a 4:05 p.m. meeting with the St. John's IceCaps for "Poster Night," which are free to first 1,000 fans. To purchase our special buy-one get-one offer or for more information, call the Providence Bruins ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log on to the team website at www.providencebruins.com.