Bruins Recall Sauve on Emergency Basis, Assign HutchinsonMarch 8, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) Providence Bruins
With Providence this season, the 6'0'', 185-pound Sauve has seven goals and ten assists in 29 games. He played his first full pro season with Providence in the 2010-11 season, ranking second on the team in goals (21) and third overall in the club's scoring race with 21-1738 totals.
Prior to playing in Providence, Sauve played three full seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 2006-2009, splitting his time between the Quebec Remparts and Val d'Or Foreurs. He reached career highs in the 2008-09 season with Val d'Or Foreurs with 27 goals and 49 assists, giving him 76 points on the season. He split the 2009-10 season between Val d'Or Foreurs and Providence.
Sauve was originally drafted by the Bruins in the second round (47th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Hutchinson was recalled on March 3rd and joined the Bruins on their two day road trip in New York and Toronto and served as the team's backup goalie. In 18 appearances with Providence this season, Hutchinson is 6-11-0 with a 2.62 goals-against-average (GAA) and a .920 save percentage.
Hutchinson was originally drafted by the Bruins in the third round (77th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
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