Kreici has missed the past two games since he was hurt in the first period of a 4-2 win over Anaheim on Oct. 14. He has one assist this season. Bjork leads Providence of the AHL with three goals and five assists.
General manager Don Sweeney also said Tuesday the team has recalled forward Anders Bjork from Providence on an emergency basis.
Boston (5-1-1) hosts Toronto (5-3-2) Tuesday night.