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Courtnall Returns to South Carolina

January 18, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) Providence Bruins

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that forward Justin Courtnall has been returned on loan to the South Carolina Stingrays.

Courtnall was recalled from loan to South Carolina on January 9 and skated in two games for the Bruins. With South Carolina, the forward has skated in 18 games, and has totaled four points (2g, 2a) and 36 penalty minutes. A native of Victoria, BC, Courtnall spent the last three years at Boston University. As an assistant captain in 2011-12, Courtnall recorded a collegiate-high seven points on four goals and three assists. The 6'3", 210-pound forward is the son of former Bruins forward Geoff Courtnall, and the nephew of Russ Courtnall, veterans of 17 and 16 year NHL careers respectively.

Originally drafted by Tampa Bay in the seventh day of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, the 23-year-old finished his collegiate career with 13 points and 104 penalty minutes.

The Providence Bruins will return to the Dunkin' Donuts Center on Friday, January 18 versus the Portland Pirates. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. for Sport Bottle Night with the first 1,000 fans receiving a free sport towel courtesy of Graphic Ink and Priority Payment Systems.

Providence Bruins ticket packages are on sale now for the 2012-13 season. To purchase tickets of for more information, call the P-Bruins ticket office at 401-273-5000 or log on to the team website at www.providencebruins.com .

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