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Bruins recall Peter Cehlarik from Providence

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Boston Bruins v Anaheim Ducks
ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 15: John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks watches a rebound in front of Peter Cehlarik #22 of the Boston Bruins during the second period at Honda Center on November 15, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Yesterday, we speculated on whether or not the Bruins were up to something when they put Colby Cave on waivers.

Today, they made their next move: the team announced that Peter Cehlarik has been recalled from Providence.

Cehlarik is already with the team at practice, so he is getting into the swing of things quickly.

Cehlarik has 10 goals and 19 assists in 37 games for Providence this season, and had been hot lately.

This move wasn't exactly without risk for the Bruins, as they ended up losing Cave on waivers to Edmonton.

The recall isn't exactly great news for David Backes, as Cehlariklikely slots in on David Krejci's wing.

Backes was essentially benched during the third period last night and has struggled lately.

Cehlarik was pretty solid in his recall last season, but he was sidelined by an injury and never really got another shot after that.

This recall may represent his last best shot at NHL success, as he's seen a few prospects come and go from Providence during his time with the team.

Where would you like to see him play?