Courtnall Will Join Team on Road Trip
November 23, 2012
The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the
American Hockey League, announced today that the club has
recalled forward Justin Courtnall from the South
Carolina Stingrays (ECHL). Courtnall will travel with the team to St.
John's for the games on Saturday and Sunday.
The left wing was reassigned to South Carolina on October 5, 2012. In five games
with the Stingrays, Courtnall has gone scoreless and tallied 20 penalty minutes.
A native of Victoria, BC, Courtnall spent the last three years at Boston
University. As an assistant captain in 2011-12, Courtnall recorded a
collegiate-high seven points on four goals and three assists.
210-pound forward is the son of former Bruins forward Geoff Courtnall, and the
nephew of Russ Courtnall, veterans of 17 and 16 year NHL careers
Originally drafted by Tampa Bay in the seventh day of the
2007 NHL Entry Draft, the 23-year-old finished his collegiate career with 13
points and 104 penalty minutes.
*Information gathered from www.providencebruins.com