Avalanche, Bruins make trade

The Boston Bruins, parent club of the AHL’s Providence Bruins, have acquired forwards Paul Carey and Maxime Talbot from the Colorado Avalanche, parent club of the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters, in exchange for forward Jordan Caron.

Carey, 26, has recorded 13 goals and 14 assists for 27 points in 43 games with Lake Erie (AHL) this season, along with one assist in 10 NHL games with the Avalanche.

The third-year pro out of Boston College has totaled 40 goals and 49 assists for 89 points in 171 AHL games with Lake Erie. A fifth-round draft pick by Colorado in 2007, Carey has one assist in 22 NHL appearances with the Avs.

Caron, 24, was Boston’s first-round pick (25th overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft. He has skated in 11 NHL games for Boston this season (no points) while also playing 23 AHL games for Providence, registering nine goals and 10 assists for 19 points.

Caron has appeared in 134 career NHL games, all with the Bruins, tallying 12 goals and 16 assists for 28 points. He has 36 goals and 42 assists for 78 points in 134 AHL games with Providence.