Providence Bruins

Oct 16, 2017


Providence, RI – The American Hockey League announced today that Providence Bruins forward Kenny Agostino has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 15, 2017. Agostino was involved in every P-Bruins goal this weekend, scoring twice and adding three assists in two games.

Agostino, who has multiple points in all three games this season, netted his first goal of the season and dished out two assists to help Providence to a 3-2 victory over Springfield on “Pink in the Rink” night. On Saturday a scored again and recorded another assist in a 3-2 loss to Toronto. In recognition of his achievement, Agostino will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming P-Bruins home game.

The reigning AHL scoring champion and last year’s Most Valuable Player, Agostino has registered two goals and five assists for seven points in his first three games of the 2017-18 season for Providence. A free-agent signing by the Boston Bruins on July 1, 2017, Agostino posted 83 points in 65 games for the Chicago Wolves last season, and now has 64 goals and 126 assists for 190 points in 200 career AHL contests with Providence, Chicago, Stockton and Adirondack. The 25-year-old native of Morristown, N.J., was originally a 2010 draft choice by the Pittsburgh Penguins and has skated in 17 career NHL games with Calgary and St. Louis, notching two goals and three assists.

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The Providence Bruins are the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Boston Bruins, playing their home games at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI. Spanning more than 25 years, the Boston/Providence affiliation is one of the longest and most successful player development partnerships in professional hockey history.

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