Bruins send Hunwick to Avalanche

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Boston - The Boston Bruins on Monday traded defenseman Matt Hunwick to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for rookie blueliner Colby Cohen.

Hunwick, 25, had a goal and two assists in 22 games for the Bruins this season. In 164 career games, all with Boston, Hunwick collected 13 goals and 45 points.

The 21-year-old Cohen made his NHL debut on November 6 against Dallas. He played in three games for the Avalanche, who drafted the Pennsylvania native in the second round (45th overall) of the 2007 draft.

Cohen, who will report to Boston's American Hockey League affiliate in Providence, spent three seasons at Boston University, helping the Terriers capture the national title in 2009.


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