Penner, Whitfield recalled from Providence

BOSTON -- With the flu bug making its way around the locker room, the Bruins have recalled defenseman Jeff Penner and forward Trent Whitfield from Providence on an emergency basis.

Bruins forward Blake Wheeler, along with defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Dennis Wideman are battling the flu, and coach Claude Julien said this morning he will need to make game-time decisions on whom to dress.