Bruins acquire forward Paul Carey in deal with Senators — what can Weymouth native bring to B’s?

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The Bruins’ steadfast efforts of acquiring every NHL player from the Commonwealth continued on Friday, as the club completed a deal with the Ottawa Senators for veteran forward Paul Carey.

In exchange, Boston shipped off defenseman Cody Goloubef, a 29-year-old defenseman who has logged 129 games in the NHL but played all 16 games with the Providence Bruins this season.

Carey, a Weymouth native and product of both Boston College and Thayer Academy, has primarily played down in the AHL this season, tallying five goals and 22 assists over 29 games with the Belleville Senators. The 30-year-old forward has played for the Avalanche, Capitals, Rangers and Senators in his NHL career — posting 16 points in 97 career games.

As expected, Carey will report to the Providence Bruins. He previously played with Providence for 17 games during the 2014-15 season, notching seven points during that tenure.

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