Hirschfeld called up to Providence

This should come as no surprise to anyone because The Providence Journal’s Mark Divver Tweeted this over the weekend, but Alden Hirschfeld has been recalled to the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Hirschfeld was actually at practice this afternoon.

Rays head coach Spencer Carbery was really impressed with Hirschfeld while he was here. Carbs commented on how much Hirschfeld had improved since the beginning of the season when he was here in the Lowcountry.

“Night and day,” Carbery said. “Alden looks almost like a completely different player. He’s made a big jump since the beginning of the season. He’s really worked hard on improving his game.”

Hirschfeld, 25, appeared in 21 games with the Bruins (AHL) scoring two goals and three assists for five points. In 18 contests with the Stingrays, the Sylvania, Ohio, native registered eight points (four goals, four assists). Currently in his first professional season, Hirschfeld attended Miami University (Ohio) for four seasons, totaling 70 points (35 goals, 35 assists) in 134 games and helped the RedHawks capture a CCHA Championship in 2010-11.


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