|Career: 2011-12: Played his first full professional season in Providence/AHL where he had 3-21=24 totals in 65 games ... Ranked third on the team with 98 penalty minutes and finished second among club defensemen in scoring ... Had four multiple-point games and his shorthanded goal on Mar. 6 vs. Worcester was one of five team shorthanders during the season ... 2010-11: Signed an amateur try- out agreement with Providence on Mar. 18 at the end of his college career and played six scoreless AHL Bruins games ... Played his first professional game on Mar. 25 at Worcester ... College: Played four seasons of college hockey at the University of Vermont with 5-25=30 totals and 97 PIM in 144 career college games ... Served as co-captain in 2009-10 and captain in 2010-11 ... Was the team’s rookie of the year in 2007-08 when he was the lone freshman to appear in all 39 games for the Catamounts. Transactions: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Oct. 21, 2011. Etc: Attended the Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts where he played soccer and lacrosse in addition to hockey ... Earned a contract with the Bruins after coming to the 2011 training camp on a try-out agreement.