BOSTON (CBS) — With some question marks on their blue line, the Boston Bruins have recalled defenseman Colin Miller from Providence.
Miller, who has appeared in 39 games for Boston this season, skated at the team’s optional skate on Tuesday morning and will be available for Tuesday night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes.READ MORE: Somerset Firefighters Searching Taunton River For Missing Boater
The 23-year-old blueliner will give Boston some insurance with veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg out with an undisclosed injury and Kevan Miller nursing a lower body injury. Miller told reporters he was “good to go” after Tuesday’s skate.READ MORE: Search For Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Elijah Lewis Continues In New Hampshire
Miller has three goals and 12 assists, to go with 32 penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating in his first NHL season. In 19 games with Providence, he scored four goals with eight assists and registered a plus-three rating while on the ice.MORE NEWS: Boston Police Cruiser, Sedan Collide In Early Morning Crash In Roxbury
To make room on the roster, the Bruins assigned forward Seth Griffith to Providence.