BOSTON – Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced defenseman Torey Krug was placed on injured reserve. Krug (right shoulder) suffered an “upper-body injury” in the team’s game vs. Philadelphia on November 10 when he took a hard hit to his right shoulder. The 28-year-old Livonia, MI native was leading all NHL defensemen with 11 power-play assists in 17 games this season.
Paul Carey has been recalled from Providence. Carey, 31, leads Providence in scoring with seven goals and six assists for 13 points in 17 games. The 6-foot-1, 197-pound forward has posted eight goals and eight assists for 16 points in 99 career NHL games. The Boston native was originally selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.