ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired right wing Brian McGrattan and defenseman Sean Zimmerman from Boston in exchange for center Stefan Chaput and right wing David Laliberte. Both McGrattan and Zimmerman will report directly to Syracuse, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
McGrattan, 29 (9/2/81), has appeared in 182 career NHL contests with Ottawa, Phoenix and Calgary, collecting 3-11=14 points with 395 penalty minutes (PIM). He most recently played with the Flames in 2009-10, scoring 1-3=4 points in 34 contests with 86 PIM. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, McGrattan appeared in a career-high 60 contests in 2005-06 with Ottawa, scoring 2-3=5 points with 141 PIM.
BOSTON, MA – Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that Boston has acquired defenseman Colby Cohen from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Matt Hunwick. Cohen will report to Boston’s minor league affiliate in Providence (American Hockey League).
The 21-year-old Cohen made his NHL debut earlier this season for the Avalanche on November 6 and has skated in three games for the Avs this year. He also registered one goal and 12 penalty minutes in 14 games for Colorado’s minor league affiliate in Lake Erie this season. 2010-11 marks Cohen’s first full professional season after playing three games for Lake Erie at the end of last year.
The Buffalo Sabres traded forward Daniel Paille to the Boston Bruins on Tuesday in exchange for Boston’s third-round selection in the 2010 Entry Draft and a conditional fourth-round selection in 2010.
BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has signed defenseman Andy Wozniewski to a one-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has signed Bemidji State University goaltender Matt Dalton to an entry level contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
This past season, Dalton helped the 16th seed Bemidji State Beavers earn their first Frozen Four berth in school history and became the lowest seeded team to reach a Frozen Four in NCAA tournament history. In 31 games during the regular season, Dalton compiled a 19-11-1 record with a College Hockey America Conference best 2.19 Goals Against Average and a .921 Save Percentage.
The 22-year-old sophomore from Clinton, Ontario spent the 2005-2006 season with the Bozeman IceDogs of the North American Hockey League and the 2006-2007 season with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League before joining Bemidji State in for the 2007-2008 campaign.
BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned goaltender Tuukka Rask to the Providence Bruins. After serving as Boston’s backup goaltender for four games this season, Rask recently made his 2009 NHL debut for the Bruins on Saturday, January 31, in a 35 save, 1-0 shutout win over the Rangers.
BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Tuukka Rask from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis. Rask will join the team for practice Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA.
Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced Saturday that the club has recalled center Martin St. Pierre from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League) and placed forward Marco Sturm on long-term injured reserve. St. Pierre will join the team after the Bruins’ Saturday matinee against the Hurricanes and travel with the club on their upcoming road trip to St. Louis and New Jersey. Sturm, meanwhile, is out indefinitely due to injury.
The leading scorer for the P-Bruins this season and second leading scorer in the AHL, St. Pierre has recorded a 10-25=35 line in 30 games. His 25 assists lead the team and his 10 goals rank tied for second. This is St. Pierre’s first recall to Boston this season.
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