Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, March 14, that the club has signed forward Anthony Camara to an entry-level contract.
In 48 games this year with the Barrie Colts (OHL), Camara has registered 36 goals and 24 assists with a +17 rating and a team high 80 penalty minutes. Camara’s 36 goals are second on the team (11th in the OHL) and his 1.25 points per average game ranks third on the Colts squad. Camara’s 36 goals and 24 assists (60 points) are all career highs.
Camara has skated in 243 games at the OHL level, compiling 66 goals, 56 assists with 443 penalty minutes. In 31 OHL playoff games, Camara has registered three goals and five assists with 52 penalty minutes. The forward also represented Team Canada at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Russia recording two assists and a +1 rating through six games.
The 6’0’’ 190-pound native of Toronto, Ontario was drafted in the third round (81 overall) by the Boston Bruins in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
I have never heard of this kid, but he is 19 years old and has put up impressive numbers in the OHL. Is he the solution for the Bruins? Who knows, but at this point in the season it's worth a shot.
After doing a quick Youtube search, it looks like this kid will fit right in with the Bruins .