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