Defenseman Aaron Ward, who skated for just a little more than three minutes Saturday against Detroit before leaving the line-up due to injury, will not go on the team’s two-game road trip to face Tampa Bay and Florida, Boston Bruins head coach Claude Juilen revealed today after the team’s practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington.
While Julien would only reveal that Ward has a leg injury, the veteran blueliner was seen waltzing through the locker room with a protective boot on his left foot up to just a few inches below his knee. Ward explained to the media he wasn’t allowed to address his injury. Julien said Ward will be re-evaluated next week and it’s anticipated that he’ll be just day-to-day after that time. (more…)