Providence’s Boychuk shares monthly AHL award

Boychuk

Boychuk

The American Hockey League today announced that Providence defenseman Johnny Boychuk and Peroria defenseman Justin Fletcher are the the co-recipients of the CCM/AHL Player of the Month Award for March.

Boychuk, who played one game for the Boston Bruins back in December, scored five goals and added eight assists last month. He also posted a plus-12 rating. For the season he leads all AHL defenseman with 20 goals and 63 points. He’s currently on a four-game point-scoring streak, over which time he’s posted 3-4-7 totals.

The 25-year-old joined the Boston organization via trade last summer.

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