B's recall Bartkowski from Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Boston Bruins recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski on an emergency basis from Providence of the AHL on Friday.

He will join the Bruins in Toronto for their game against the Maple Leafs on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.

Bartkowski participated in the P-Bruins' morning skate Friday at the Dunkin' Donuts Center and was told later in the afternoon he was being recalled. In 56 games for Providence, he has three goals and 21 assists for 24 points, including 56 penalty minutes.