Bruins forward Brad Marchand (undisclosed) and defenseman Dougie Hamilton (flu) returned to practice at TD Garden on Thursday.
The Bruins practiced Wednesday at TD Garden without the services of forward Brad Marchand and defensemen Adam McQuaid and Dougie Hamilton.
WILMINGTON –As a kid growing up and playing hockey in Southern California, Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller was always on the lookout for a role model.
WILMINGTON — Bruins forward Brad Marchand did not practice Monday, but center David Krejci joined his teammates for their session at Ristuccia Arena.
The unluckiest person in the Bruins organization after defenseman Zdeno Chara was injured wasn’t another defenseman or a coach or anyone in the front office.
The most misfortunate when Chara tore a ligament in his left knee fell on forward Milan Lucic.
Bruins forward Daniel Paille scored a goal against Carolina on Saturday.
And then he didn’t.
Bruins forward Brad Marchand did not play the final 13:45 of Boston’s 2-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday at TD Garden.
WILMINGTON – Bruins defenseman Torey Krug is almost done getting changed when he looks across the room at goaltender Niklas Svedberg and asks the questions of the day: “How’s my shot?”
WILMINGTON — The Bruins on Friday assigned forward Alexander Khokhlachev back to Providence of the American Hockey League after making him fly to Montreal to be a press-box spectator Thursday as an emergency call-up.
WILMINGTON — It doesn’t sound like the Bruins, who lost their past two games by a combined score of 11-2, will be rescued by their captain anytime soon.
WILMINGTON — One of the few Bruins players who doesn’t get any of the blame for the back-to-back losses in Montreal and Toronto took a skate this morning under the watchful eye of strength and conditioning coach John Whitesides on Friday at Ristuccia Arena.
In his first six NHL games, Bruins defenseman Joe Morrow hasn’t registered a point and he’s played to an even plus/minus rating.
But the rookie has averaged 17:37 of ice time and formed a formidable second defense pair with veteran Adam McQuaid at a time when the Bruins desperately needed stability after Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller and Torey Krug went down with injuries.
The Bruins got their comeuppance in Toronto on Wednesday night, as the Maple Leafs rolled 6-1 to gain revenge for the 4-1 whooping Boston put on them earlier in the year.
There are more benefits to the Bruins splitting the goaltending assignments this week on the road against the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, than there are reasons to play Tuukka Rask in both ends.
WILMINGTON – A $5,000 fine, a lecture from his coach and probably some management members, and national humiliation on a numerous media platforms were probably enough punishment for Bruins forward Milan Lucic after his lewd gestures in Montreal on Oct. 16.