The Boston Bruins have signed Charlie McAvoy to a three-year, entry-level contract, and the 19-year-old is expected to join them for practice Monday.
It’s exciting news in one way, because McAvoy is arguably the Bruins’ top prospect, possibly their future No. 1 defenseman.
“Clearly with the injuries to Krug and Carlo we’ve looked to add to the depth of our group,” said GM Don Sweeney, per CSN New England. “There were several players in the conversation [about getting called up], but we think Charlie is ready to handle that. So we’ll see.”
Neither Krug nor Carlo was at practice this morning.
Here are the practice pairings: