The Providence Bruins announced today that the club has signed forward Bobby Robins to an AHL contract. Due to the Providence Bruins policy, the financial terms will not be disclosed at the moment.
Robins joined the P-Bruins on a professional tryout agreement at the end of Decemeber 2011 and played in 33 games for the black and gold. He scored two goals and added 10 assists while serving a team high 150 penalty minutes.
Before Robins signed his contract with the P-Bruins, Robins spent time with the Abbotsford Heat and Chicago Express (ECHL). In the 28 games Robins played with Chicago, he had seven goals and eight assists while leading the team with 123 penalty minutes (Look out Shawn Thornton). Robins has played all over the country in his several stays in the AHL and ECHL including the cities of: Binghamton, Elmira, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse. In his 138 AHL games played over five seasons, Robins had 34 points (12G 21A) and 294 penalty minutes.
Robins played his college years at UMass-Lowell where he led the team in scoring with 31 points during his senior year.
The 2012-13 Providence Bruins season kicks off on Friday October, 12th. Look for Robins to be in the “Sin Bin”.