October 5, 2011

Bruins announce roster for opening night

With the departure of Chris Clark, Jordan Caron has cemented his spot on the big club's roster. (Getty)

BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced the 22-man roster for the team’s season opening game on Thursday, October 6.

Forwards: Patrice Bergeron, Gregory Campbell, Jordan Caron, Nathan Horton, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Daniel Paille, Rich Peverley, Benoit Pouliot, Tyler Seguin, Shawn Thornton

Defensemen: Matt Bartkowski, Johnny Boychuk, Zdeno Chara, Joe Corvo, Andrew Ference, Adam McQuaid, Dennis Seidenberg

Goaltenders: Tuukka Rask, Tim Thomas

Forward Chris Clark (South Windsor, Conn.) has been released from his professional tryout.

Defenseman Steven Kampfer has been placed on injured reserve and goaltender Anton Khudobin has cleared waivers and has been assigned to Providence (American Hockey League).

Forward Marc Savard remains on injured reserve.