March 31st, 2010 by

Bruins sign four entry-level contracts

As previously rumored earlier this week, Boston Bruins general manager announced the signing of 2008 first-round draft pick (16th overall) Joe Colborne to an entry-level contract.  The B’s also signed forward Jordan Caron, goaltender Michael Hutchinson, and defenseman Steven Kampfer to entry-level contracts this morning as well. reports that Colborne, Kampfer and forward Maxime Sauve will join the AHL Providence Bruins on an “Amateur Tryout Agreements”.

  • 20-years-old, 6’5″ 205 lb. forward for Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Two seasons with the University of Denver: 32-40–72 totals in 79 games played over two seasons
  • 19-years-old, 6’2″ 202 lb. forward from Sayabec, Quebec, Canada
  • Drafted by Boston in the first-round (25th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft
  • Caron played for two teams this season in the  QMJHL (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League): Starting off with the Rimouski Oceanic, and then traded to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies  Jan. 9, 2010.
  • Scoring totals: 26-27–55 in 43 regular season games between the two clubs
  • His 6-7–13  in the QMJHL playoffs currently leads all players
  • 20-years-old, 6’3” 185 lb. from Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Drafted by the B’s in the third-round (77th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft
  • A 32-12-1-1 record in 46 games for the London Knights of the OHL (Ontario Hockey League) with 3 SO, a .913 save-percentage, and 2.86 goals-against average. The goaltender has started all five playoff games this month — going 4-1-0 thus far with a .901 save percentage with a 2.84 goals against average
  • 21-years-old, 5’11″ 197 lb. from Jackson, Michigan
  • Drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the fourth-round (93rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft
  • Traded from Anaheim to Boston on Mar. 2, 2010  in exchange for a conditional fourth-round draft pick
  • Played in 45 games for the University of Michigan this season — 3-23–26 scoring totals with 50 PIM
  • Four season NCAA totals:  7-54=60 totals in 147 games played and 134 PIM
  • Went to the CCHA Championship All-Tournament Team in both his junior season and senior seasons

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