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Boston Bruins recall forward Pascal Pelletier from Providence

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins recalled American Hockey League goal-scoring leader Pascal Pelletier of Quebec from Providence on Wednesday.

Pelletier, who leads the AHL with 24 goals, also has 24 assists in 40 games for Providence this season. He was signed by Boston as a free agent in 2006. The forward was expected in Boston for Thursday night’s game with Toronto.

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Pelletier, 22, was named a starter for the Canadian team in the 2008 AHL all-star game.