|Assets:||Boasts tremendous size and reach, and is capable of playing the cycle game with aplomb. Can produce decent offense at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Needs to become a bigger force in the physical department, since he has the size to do so. Also, he could stand to put on more bulk for his 6-4 frame.|
|Career Potential:||Big depth winger with a little upside.|
|CCHA||Second All-Star Team||2011-12|
|10/04/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|10/03/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|10/01/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|7/18/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year two-way contract.|
|6/30/2014||Boston Bruins tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/08/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|4/15/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|4/13/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|4/13/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|2/22/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|2/21/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|1/11/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|1/06/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|1/05/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|1/04/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|9/22/2013||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|3/25/2012||Signed by the Boston Bruins to an entry-level contract.|
|3/25/2012||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round (135th overall) in 2010.|
Justin Florek agrees to terms with the Bruins | 07/18/2014 8:25 PM
NewsJustin Florek has inked a one-year, two-way contract extension with Boston.
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ImpactFlorek will come with a $600,000 annual cap hit if he plays in the NHL. He had 19 goals and 38 points in 69 AHL games in 2013-14. He also ended up playing in six playoff contests with Boston and scored a goal.
Bruins assign Justin Florek to the AHL | 05/08/2014 10:18 AM
NewsJustin Florek has been reassigned to the minors.
ImpactHe skated in four regular season games with Boston and six in the playoffs. Florek will try to help out AHL Providence's postseason run now.
Justin Florek scores first playoff goal | 04/21/2014 10:23 AM
NewsJustin Florek was gifted with his first NHL playoff goal in Game 2.
ImpactHe opened the scoring on Sunday on a bad turnover by Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard. Howard's clearing attempt hit Brendan Smith in the leg and Florek deposited the puck into a yawning cage. "The puck was chipped out when Howard was coming off the play at the end. I was lucky he was firing to his forehand and I tried to read it," Florek said. "The next thing I knew the puck was on my stick. I just turned and fired on net, and the rest is history." He generated a goal and an assist in four outings during the regular season. Florek, who grew up in Marquette, Mich., will get a chance to play in front of family and friends when the series shifts to Detroit this week.
Justin Florek skates on the third line | 04/17/2014 10:18 AM
NewsJustin Florek skated on Boston's third line at practice Wednesday.
ImpactHe could play in Game 1 against Detroit on Friday if Chris Kelly isn't ready to return from back spasms. Kelly didn't participate in the session and missed the last three games of the regular season.
Boston promotes Justin Florek | 04/15/2014 12:16 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have called up Justin Florek.
ImpactFlorek has 19 goals and 38 points in 69 AHL games this season. He also had a goal and an assist in four contests with Boston.
Boston calls up Justin Florek | 02/21/2014 12:36 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have summoned Justin Florek.
ImpactFlorek was likely brought up for the sake of being able to practice with the Bruins during the Olympic break. He has 12 goals and 29 points in 49 contests in the AHL this season.
Florek scores his first NHL goal in loss | 01/10/2014 4:16 AM
NewsJustin Florek scored a goal in Boston's 4-2 loss to Los Angeles Thursday evening.
ImpactFlorek scored his first NHL goal with 2:13 left in regulation for Boston. He now has two points in three games. Matt Fraser scored the other goal in the loss.
Justin Florek earns his first NHL point | 01/08/2014 8:31 AM
NewsJustin Florek earned his first NHL point in Tuesday's loss to Anaheim.
ImpactHe picked up an assist on Daniel Paille's seventh goal of the year. Florek has appeared in two games with Boston and he has 22 points in 35 games with AHL Providence.
Justin Florek joins B's after brief demotion | 01/06/2014 9:45 AM
NewsJustin Florek was reassigned to the minors on Sunday and brought back up again Monday morning on an emergency basis.
ImpactHe will be with the club on their three-game road trip, which begins Tuesday in Anaheim. Florek made his NHL debut on Saturday versus Winnipeg.
| 01/05/2014 2:12 AM
NewsJustin Florek was called up from the minors on Saturday January 4.
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