The Boston Bruins have recalled winger Brad Marchand from Providence, according to The Providence Journal.
Providence coach Rob Murray told the newspaper that Marchand had joined the NHL club.
The Bruins have not released any information on who Marchand would be replacing, but the B's are gearing up for a lengthy road trip that will have them playing seven games in seven cities over the course of 11 days.
The Boston Bruins did not hold practice on Friday.
Marchand, 21, has played in 12 NHL games this year, registering one assist and a minus-1 rating. He was originally drafted 71st overall by the Bruins in 2006. He has 13 goals and 19 assists to go with a plus-14 rating in 34 games for Providence.