BOSTON – (Wire Service Report) – The Boston Bruins assigned forward Austin Czarnik to Providence of the American Hockey League on Thursday.
Czarnik recorded two penalty minutes and a minus-3 rating while competing in his first two NHL career games this season for the Bruins (2-1-0), who host the New Jersey Devils (1-1-1) on Thursday. The 23-year-old Michigan native collected 20 goals, 21 assists and a plus-17 rating in 68 contests during his rookie season with Providence in 2015-16. Czarnik’s 61 points ranked seventh in AHL.
Czarnik scored nine goals and set up 36 others in 40 games during his senior season with Miami University in 2014-15. He was named a Hobey Baker finalist in 2012-13 and served as the team captain during his junior and senior campaigns.