The Boston Bruins claimed forward Gemel Smith off waivers from the Dallas Stars on Thursday.

The 24-year-old center was spotted saying his farewells to his Stars teammates at their morning skate.

The team is a family and it's never easy seeing someone leave.

Gemel Smith says goodbye to his teammates after being claimed off waivers by the Boston Bruins this morning.— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) December 6, 2018

Smith, a fourth-round pick of the Stars in 2012, has recorded three points in 14 games this season. He'll provide Boston with some depth down the middle of the ice as Patrice Bergeron continues to recover from a clavicle injury.

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