Bruins Recall Defenseman Kevan Miller in Wake of Dennis Seidenberg Injury

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kevan-millerWith defenseman Dennis Seidenberg lost for the season, the Boston Bruins announced Monday that Kevan Miller has been recalled from Providence for a second stint with the big club.

Seidenberg, arguably the Bruins’ steadiest blueliner, tore his ACL and MCL in a 4-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. He will undergo season-ending surgery within the next few weeks.

The injury prompted Boston to call up Miller on an emergency basis just 12 days after the 26-year-old was sent back down to Providence. The defenseman has impressed in his nine games with the Bruins so far this season, tallying a goal and an assist while averaging 17:51 of ice time.

Miller also has totaled two goals and three assists in 19 games with the P-Bruins this season. The University of Vermont product¬†will join the Boston Bruins for practice Monday and will be available to play when the team hosts the New York Islanders on New Year’s Eve.

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