Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Chris Casto
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ChrisCasto
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 200
BIRTHDATE: 12/27/1991
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: Stillwater, MN, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013-14: Played most of his first full professional season in Providence with 3-8=11 totals in 52 AHL games ... Recorded his first professional points with a goal and an assist on Nov. 17 vs. Portland ... Had two multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort on Jan. 5 vs. Worcester ... Had a one-game ECHL stint in South Carolina from Dec. 12-17.

2012-13: Signed an amateur try-out agreement with Providence/AHL on Mar. 29 at the conclusion of his college season and played four scoreless games with the AHL Bruins, including his first professional game on Apr. 7 at Connecticut.

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth with 5-17=22 totals and 30 PIM in 77 career college games ... His +22 rating over those two seasons were the best of any Bulldog over that span ... His +21 rating in 2011-12 was the highest of any NCAA rookie defenseman and was the fourth-best rating of any college blueliner that season ... Signed a contract with the Bruins on Mar. 26, foregoing his final two seasons of college eligibility.

JUNIORS: Played one season with Lincoln of the USHL in 2010-11 where he ranked second among team defensemen with 6-19=25 totals in 58 games.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Mar. 26, 2013.

ETC: Full name, Christopher Michael Casto ... Nickname, Fidel ... Single ... Twitter, @fidelcrusto.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a three-year entry level contract.