BRUINS RECALL DAVID PASTRNAK FROM PROVIDENCE
BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, Tuesday, January 6, that the club has recalled forward David Pastrnak from the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Pastrnak will join the team for practice on Tuesday at TD Garden and travel with the team to Pittsburgh, PA.
Pastrnak appeared in five games for Boston, including his NHL debut against the Pittsburgh Penguins on November 24. The forward picked up his first NHL point and assist on December 1, when he assisted on Brad Marchand’s second period goal against the Anaheim Ducks.
In 24 games with Providence, Pastrnak has notched 10 goals and 17 assists for 27 points with a plus-14 rating. The forward’s 10 goals and 27 points lead Providence, while his 17 assists rank second the team to Alexander Khokhlachev’s 18 helpers.
Pastrnak played for the Czech Republic in the World Juniors tournament where he led the team in points (seven) and assists (six), while also potting one goal.
Pastrnak, a 6’0’’, 167-pound native of Havirov, Czech Republic, spent the majority of the 2013-14 season with Södertälje of the Swedish B League (Allsvenskan League) where he appeared in 36 games and accumulated eight goals and 16 assists for 24 points. The forward also skated in one game for the Södertälje J20 team (SuperElite) where he totaled two points with a goal and an assist.