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Charlie McAvoy signed to an ATO, will practice with Providence

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Welcome to Boston and Providence all over again, Charlie!

2016 NHL Draft - Portraits Photo by Jeffrey T. Barnes/Getty Images

And that’s that!

Charlie McAvoy, Boston’s 1st round selection of the 2016 NHL draft will be assigned to Providence, practice with them over the rest of the week, and could play for the P-Bruins as early as Friday night against Albany!

This is the best possible option with the end of the NHL season coming up, and the rules of the NHL would have the Bruins possibly burning a year on his ETC if they brought him to the big club, as numerous media people have explained at this point.

Welcome Charlie! Welcome to the Boston Bruins organization!