BOSTON – The Boston Bruins announced that they have agreed to terms on contracts with centers Ben Guite and Nate Robinson, left wing Eric Healey and right wing Jason MacDonald.
In his first professional season in 2002-03, Robinson scored 14 points (5g-9a) in nine games with Toledo and had 17 points (3g-14a) in 53 regular season games and three assists in eight playoff games with Grand Rapids in the AHL. In 2004-05, the 23-year-old Robinson had 24 points (8g-16a) in 50 games with Grand Rapids and 20 points (6g-14a) in 19 games with Syracuse. He played five games in the NHL with Detroit in 2003-04, registering two penalty minutes.
Selected in the seventh round (172nd overall) by Montreal in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Guite began his professional career in 2000-01 scoring 29 points (11g-18a) in 68 games with Tallahassee of the ECHL. In 2004-05 with Providence of the American Hockey League, the 27-year-old Guite had 24 points (9g-15a) in 77 regular season games and seven points (3g-4a) in 17 playoff games.
The 30-year-old Healey, who played with Jackson of the ECHL in 2001-02, played with Manheim of the Germain Elite League in 2004-05 scoring 29 points (16g-13a) in 50 games.
In his first professional season in 1995-96, MacDonald scored 10 points (5g-5a) in nine regular games and four points (1g-3a) in nine playoff games for Toledo of the ECHL and 22 points (9g-13a) in 43 games with Adirondack of the AHL. Selected in the sixth round (142nd overall) by Detroit in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, MacDonald had four career NHL games, registering 19 penalty minutes in 2003-04 with the New York Rangers. In 2004-05 with St. John’s of the AHL, the 31-year-old had 152 penalty minutes and 12 points (4g-8a) in 29 regular season games and two goals and 27 penalty minutes in five playoff games.