Providence Adds Former Miami Universit RedHawk

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, entering their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the club has signed forward Alden Hirschfeld to an AHL contract. Per club policy, the financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

Hirschfeld, 24, is a four-year product of Miami University (Ohio) where he recorded 70 points on 35 goals and 35 assists. As a team tri-captain in 2011-12, Hirschfeld was one of only three players who skated in all 41 games for the RedHawks. The 6'1", 206-pound forward scored a collegiate-best 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points during his junior season.

The Sylvania, Ohio native spent two years with the Mahoning Valley Phantoms prior to joining the RedHawks in 2008.

The Providence Bruins will open the 2012-13 season on Friday, October 12 at 7:05 p.m. versus the Manchester Monarchs for Dunkin' Donuts Thundersticks Night. The P-Bruins' complete season schedule can be found on www.providencebruins.com.