Bruins forced to make “emergency” roster move

As announced on social media ahead of tomorrow's game.



The Boston Bruins are taking on their historic Original 6 rival Montreal Canadiens tomorrow night from downtown Montreal's Bell Centre, but they've made a roster move on an emergency basis. 

Forward John Beecher has been recalled from the American Hockey League affiliate Providence Bruins and is expected to be in the lineup tomorrow night.

From the official press release: 

"Beecher, 22, has appeared in 39 games with Boston this season, recording five goals and two assists for seven points. The 6-foot-3, 216-pound forward has also skated in 17 games with Providence this season, totaling four goals and four assists for eight points. Beecher has played in 87 career AHL games with Providence, tallying 16 goals and 20 assists for 36 points. The Elmira, New York native was originally selected by Boston in the first round (30th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft."

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Source: Twitter