Former Lincoln Star forward Carter Camper made his NHL debut for the Boston Bruins on Wednesday in St. Louis. Camper logged six minutes in the Bruins' 4-2 victory against the Blues in front of 18,460 fans
Camper was called up from the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League on Monday. He led Providence in points (38) and assists (24) and was the only Providence player selected for the AHL All-Star Game.
Also playing for Providence are two of Camper's former Stars teammates, Matt Bartkowski and Colby Cohen. Bartkowski has played in nine NHL games and Cohen three.
Camper was signed by Boston as a free agent last April after playing four seasons of college hockey at Miami (Ohio).
The Rocky River, Ohio, native played one season for the Stars, and tied for the team lead with 71 points during the 2006-07 season. He was voted a team captain for the second half of the season.
Former Lincoln players Chris Porter and David Backes played for the Blues in Wednesday's game.