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Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara Returns To Practice

Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara Returns To Practice

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Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara Returns To Practice

39-year-old Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara missed Thursday night’s win over the San Jose Sharks, but his presence at Friday practice meant he’s likely a go for the weekend games against the Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens barring anything unexpected.

“I just felt so fatigued and so out of it that you would probably do more harm to yourself and to the team than good,” said Chara. “So we decided that it would probably best to stay away to risk any injuries, or to risk spreading anything through the locker room.

“It was good yesterday and a lot of progress from yesterday to today, so I should be good to go for tomorrow.”

Chara and the Boston Bruins are going to look to build off of the key win in new coach Bruce Cassidy‘s first game at the helm.

Coming up the team has two games at home before heading out on the road to the west coast for a four game road trip.

So buckle up B’s fans as the after this weekend we will be watching late night hockey.

Below are the lines from Thursdays practice with the addition of Chara returning to his normal spot on the first defensive pairing with Brandon Carlo.

Boston Bruins Lines At Practice:

Offensive Lines:

Brad MarchandPatrice BergeronDavid Backes

Peter Cehlarik-David KrejciDavid Pastrnak

Frank VatranoRyan SpoonerMatt Beleskey/ Jimmy Hayes

Tim SchallerDominic MooreRiley Nash

 Boston Bruins Defense: 
Zdeno Chara- Brandon Carlo

Torey KrugAdam McQuaid

Kevan MillerColin Miller

Joe Morrow- John-Michael Liles

Goaltenders:  
Tuukka Rask

Anton Khudobin

Tanner founded Trifecta Network in Spring of 2016 and has been the Chief of Content for the Network since that time. Currently Tanner covers all the sports teams in Boston and has contacts in many of the teams in the city. Before starting Trifecta, Tanner was a Site Expert for the FanSided site Chowder and Champions before leaving to cover Boston teams on the ground as a member of the media for Trifecta.

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Boston Bruins Already Having Injury Problem

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Bruins Injury Updates Have Begun

Today GM Don Sweeney has given an update on a few injured players.

Matt Beleskey who which is not a big deal since he might not even make the team is day-to-day with a foot contusion. This happened is the B’s last preseason game against the Montreal Canadiens

Jakub Forsbacka Karlsson is day-to-day as well with an upper-body injury that he received in the game against Detroit on September 19th. Hopefully, this is nothing because he was a kid that was slotted to make a roster spot.

Last is Torrey Krug who will be out for at least three weeks pending a re-evaluation at that time. He was hit in the jaw with the puck and suffered a non-displaced fracture. It occurred in the game against Detroit.

Also on another note, the team has sent Jack Studnicka and Kyle Keyser back to the OHL.

The biggest injury is with JFK, now some may say Krug but I think the B’s can find a replacement for him. McAvoy will most likely take over on the power play and maybe this opens the door for a guy like Rob O’Gara or Matt Grzelcyk. Other than these few hiccups Boston should be a fun team to watch this season. Especially if they stay as young as they have in camp and the preseason games.

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Boston Bruins Take Down Montreal In Preseason Game 1

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Bruins Grab First Win Of The Preseason

Boston took on the Canadiens last night in Quebec City and came out with a victory. Last nights team was all about the kids. Unfortnitally the game was not aired on TV in Boston. the Bruins defeated Montreal 3-2.

From what I have read from people that saw the game is that the kids were very impressive. Tim Schaller, Anders Bjork, and Jesse Gabrielle were the goal scorers. As the whole, the team seems like they are in a good spot to be competitive this season. Especially with all of the prospects on the roster that are eyeing a spot in the big club.

The most impressive was last years NCAA Hobey Baker Finalist Anders Bjork. Bjork scored his first goal in a Bruins uniform last night. Also, the word on the street is that his chemistry with the team is growing. Look for him to grab a top-six spot on the roster heading into the season.

Here is Anders Bjork on his first goal in. A very hockey guy answer:

 

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