The Bruins reportedly positioned veteran ahead Patrick Brown on waivers Friday, placing an finish to his brief stint in Boston.
The 31 different NHL groups will get an opportunity to place a declare in for Brown. If he clears waivers, the Bruins might assign Brown to Windfall — if each events are keen to go that route.
Brown is in his eighth NHL season. He started his profession with the Nashville Predators in 2014 and has spent loads of time within the AHL between huge league call-ups, together with as lately because the 2020-21 season. So, a keep in Windfall isn’t essentially out of the query for Brown.
In six video games for Boston, Brown averaged underneath 10 minutes of ice time. He didn’t file some extent and solely registered 4 photographs on aim by way of these six video games. Brown additionally had a -1 plus/minus ranking over that span.
Though Brown hasn’t been a high-volume level producer within the NHL, he does have upside within the face-off circle. Brown completed the 2021-22 season with a face-off proportion of 58.5 on 414 makes an attempt in 44 video games. Since 2015, he’s by no means completed an NHL season underneath 50 % on face-offs, together with with the Bruins — although he solely took 13 attracts this season.
NHL waivers final 24 hours, that means that on Saturday, Boston will know if one other workforce claimed Brown. If not, the Bruins might safe a spot for Brown within the AHL with the chance to name him again up this season.
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