Boston Bruins: Touted Prospect Jared Knight Returning to Game Action Soon?

December 18th, 2012 by Al Daniel Leave a reply »
Joe Haggerty of hinted in a weekend notebook that Providence Bruins rookie forward Jared Knight is starting to make his way back into the lineup, where he has been missing for two months.

In the “injury update” section of his column, Haggerty wrote that “Knight is skating while recovering from a hamstring injury, but also might be out until after the Christmas break.”

Reading between those lines, odds are that Knight will sit out a pair of games this coming weekend before returning as early as next Thursday, Dec. 27, when the Baby Bs visit Portland. Although, it seems this weekend’s home date with the Worcester Sharks and visit to the Connecticut Whale have not been ruled out just yet.

Recent eight-game unbeaten streak and 10-3-1 tear since mid-November aside, the touted rookie’s return and impact would be nothing short of a welcome development for Bruce Cassidy’s pupils.

Entering this season, Knight and fellow fresh OHL graduate Ryan Spooner were supposed to be a dynamic duo of sorts in the Bruins farm system. They were to be the two topmost challengers for a spare roster spot in Bo ...

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