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Bruins sign Providence College forward Noel Acciari

Noel Acciari had career highs of 15 goals and 17 assists last season for Providence.
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Noel Acciari had career highs of 15 goals and 17 assists last season for Providence.

The Bruins have signed Providence College forward Noel Acciari to an entry-level contract.

In helping lead the Friars to the NCAA championship, Acciari was named the top defensive forward in Hockey East. He had career highs of 15 goals and 17 assists last season for Providence, and was named the Most Outstanding Player for the NCAA East Regional to lead Providence to the Frozen Four.

Acciari, 5-feet 11 inches and 205 pounds, appeared in 113 games for Providence College, totalling 65 points.

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