Forward Finished Third in Rookie Goal Race in 2011-12

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

MacKinnon, 24, skated in 67 games for the P-Bruins last season, recording 21 points on 14 goals and 7 assists. His 14 goals ranked third among rookies and fifth on the squad. The forward went pointless in two games with the Reading Royals (ECHL).

The 5'11", 185-pound Mackinnon joined the P-Bruins for five games at the end of the 2010-11 season after a standout four-year career at Providence College. As a co-captain in 2010-11, MacKinnon led the Friars in goals scored for the second consecutive year en route to recording a career-high 14 goals. He finished his collegiate career with 71 points on 37 goals and 34 assists.

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.