PHILADELPHIA — Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid was taken to Jefferson Hospital for evaluation during tonight’s second period.
BOSTON — It’s difficult for a secondary assist to earn a spot in history.
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid was only briefly on the ice for Bruins practice today in Nashville, where Boston will take on the Predators tomorrow night.
The tale of Adam McQuaid, who has gone from seventh defenseman to a fixture in Boston’s top six (and sometimes top four), has sparked a cult following.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — It seems the Bruins players have something different in mind than this blog for a nickname for defenseman Adam McQuaid.
It has been a long day with all the trades and then the Bruins’ 4-2 win at Ottawa, so I’m just going to close the night with some quick-hit thoughts on what went down over the last 10 hours or so.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Not that you necessarily need a players’ approval to make a nickname official, but today Adam McQuaid gave the thumbs up to a moniker he has had off and on since his days in junior hockey.
BOSTON — It was a subtle tweak of his lineup by Bruins head coach Claude Julien Wednesday, but it meant a major increase in ice time for rookie defenseman Adam McQuaid.
Every season of the Peter Chiarelli/Claude Julien era has featured an impressive rookie class on the Bruins’ roster.
Down the road, this year’s group of Boston first-year NHLers might turn out to be the best group of rookies during that duo’s stint with the Bruins’ brain trust.
Even when it comes to intra-squad games of “Call of Duty” on Xbox, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid finds it out of his nature to drum up that killer instinct.
The word came down from on high this afternoon that the Bruins were granted some measure of justice from the NHL front office today.
BOSTON — After the Bruins lost to Philadelphia, 2-1, tonight at TD Garden, there wasn’t as much anger as one might expect about Jody Shelley pushing Adam McQuaid into the end boards on an icing chase.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — For the first time since he was cleared for full contact earlier this week, Bruins center Marc Savard went through all the usual paces of a 45-minute on-ice practice.