Bruins assign Ryan Donato to Providence: 4 takeaways from Thursday’s roster move

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The Bruins shook up their forward corps Thursday evening, as the team announced that winger Ryan Donato has been assigned to the Providence Bruins. There was no corresponding move. 

In 11 games with the Bruins this season, Donato tallied one goal and posted a minus-4 rating while averaging 12:06 of ice time per game.

Here are four observations following the news of Donato’s demotion:

The writing was on the wall