It may be the start of the weekend, but the Boston Bruins still have a few loose ends and things to do. It is why on Saturday morning, the Bruins announced another signing in Boston.
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced that the team has signed forward Colby Cave a two-year, two-way contract through the 2019-20 season with an annual NHL cap hit of $675,000.
According to the information given on the team's website and NHL.com, the young forward will be quite the addition to the depth of the team. Here are more information on the young player and what he is expected to bring to the roster:
"Colby has served as the alternate captain for the Providence Bruins for the past two seasons. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound center skated in 72 games with Providence in 2017-18, tallying 11 goals and 22 assists for 33 points. He also appeared in three games with Boston last season, making his NHL debut on December 21 vs. Winnipeg. Cave enjoyed his best offensive season in 2016-17 with Providence, recording 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points, while adding one goal and five assists for six points in 17 playoff games. In his first full professional season with Providence in 2015-16, the 23-year-old skated in 75 games and posted 13 goals and 16 assists for 29 points, while notching two goals and one assist in three playoff games.
Prior to signing with the Bruins organization, Cave spent four seasons (2011-15) with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL, serving as the team’s captain the final two seasons. He compiled 95 goals and 107 assists for 202 points in 287 career WHL games.
The Battleford, Saskatchewan native was originally signed by the Bruins as a college free agent on April 4, 2015."
The offseason appeared somewhat slow for the Bruins, who failed on a few endeavours they have set for themselves at the start of the summer. The Bruins had to sit tight and wait for the second day of the draft action as they sat there without a first round pick. Then, they failed to bring coveted free agent Russian superstar Ilya Kovalchuyk, who signed with the Los Angeles Kings, and then John Tavares, who is now a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
At least, the Bruins keep going and making moves like this one today...