The Bruins have interest in signing German forward Marcel Noebels, agent Allain Roy acknowledged to Matt Porter of the Boston Globe. However, despite a report out of Germany earlier this week suggesting that a deal is done, that is not the case as Roy stated that they are in discussions with Boston but “there’s nothing concrete yet”.
The 26-year-old was originally drafted in 2011 by the Flyers in the fourth round (118th overall) and actually spent two years in Philadelphia’s minor league system. In that span, he put up 34 points in 95 AHL games and 30 points in 31 ECHL contests before deciding to go back home in 2014.
The 26-year-old has spent the last four seasons with Eisbaren Berlin of the DEL and is coming off of a particularly strong 2018 postseason that saw him finished tied for sixth overall in scoring with 14 points in 18 games. He also suited up for the Germans at both the Olympics and World Championships.
It’s unlikely that Noebels would contend for a roster spot right away with the Bruins so he’d likely be heading for AHL Providence if a deal is reached.