Bruins Recall Forward Frank Vatrano, Need His Goal-Scoring Prowess

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Photo via Nov 25, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Boston Bruins center Frank Vatrano (72) receives congratulations from teammates after scoring in the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins forward Frank Vatrano is back in the NHL and should make his season debut soon.

The 22-year-old winger scored 11 goals in 39 games last season, but he suffered torn ligaments in his foot before the 2016-17 campaign. Vatrano was recalled by Boston on Monday after a two-game stretch with the AHL’s Providence Bruins, during which he scored in each matchup.

The Bruins, who rank 27th in goals scored per game and are without top scorer David Pastrnak, really need Vatrano’s goal-scoring ability.

For more on his return, check out the “NESN Live” video above, presented by Cross Insurance.

Thumbnail photo via Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports Images

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