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Bruins recall Ryan Spooner from Providence


Forward Ryan Spooner has played 22 games for the Bruins this season, tallying 11 assists. (Winslow Townson/AP)

The Bruins have recalled forward Ryan Spooner from Providence on an emergency basis, the team announced on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old has appeared in 22 games for the Bruins this season, tallying 11 assists with a plus-minus rating of -1.

Spooner has played 45 games for the Providence Bruins this year, scoring 11 goals and 34 assists with a +13 rating, and was named to the 2014 AHL All-Star team. He has totaled 31 goals and 78 assists in his 112 game AHL career.

The Bruins have already wrapped up home ice throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs and are three points up on St. Louis for the best record in the NHL. Spooner may see time tomorrow night in Winnipeg if Claude Julien decides to rest some of the starters before the playoffs start next week.

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