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Tardif recalled by Boston

January 31, 2013

The Boston Bruins announced today that the team has recalled forward Jamie Tardif from Providence on an emergency basis.

Tardif is the seventh participant in the 2013 Dunkin' Donuts AHL All-Star Classic to be recalled since Monday night's All-Star Game, following Drew Shore (Florida), Mike Sgarbossa (Colorado), Jamie Oleksiak (Dallas), Tim Erixon (Columbus), Jonathan Audy-Marchessault (Columbus) and Ryan Hamilton (Toronto).

Tardif leads the Providence Bruins in scoring this season with 21 goals and nine assists for 30 points in 39 games. His 21 goals currently ranks second overall in the AHL. The 28-year-old has played in 415 career games in the AHL with 114 goals and 100 assists for 214 points. He has not made an NHL appearance to date.

The 6-foot, 205-pound native of Welland, Ont., was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the fourth round (112th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He was signed by the Bruins as an unrestricted free agent on July 5, 2011.