Bruins center Marc Savard said that he skated for a half-hour at TD Garden Monday morning and that he has been feeling better in his recovery from a Grade 2 concussion for about the last week or so. He was been able to get out and do some golf putting on April 10 and had an exertion test on Sunday. His Monday skate included stick and puck handling activities. The putting and skating were Savard's first activities since sustaining the concussion on March 7. Savard did not give a specific timetable for his return but said that he remains hopeful that he can return sometime during the playoffs.
"It is going to take some time, but hopefully it comes about sooner than later because I am feeling good and it is playoff time," Savard said. "I would like to play tonight, but we have to be realistic here and take the proper steps. I am hopeful. I can't see being in these next two games, that's for sure, but down the road maybe. It's...
Injured Bruins' center Marc Savard skated at TD Garden on Monday morning. It was the first time he has skated since sustaining a Grade 2 concussion after a hit from Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke on March 7. Savard tallied 10 goals and 23 assists in 41 games for the Bruins this year missing time with a knee injury and the concussion. Savard will speak to the media at TD Garden at 10:30 a.m. Monday morning.
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Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron was scratched from Monday's lineup after arriving at Fenway Park and exhibiting symptoms similar to those he endured last week, when he was diagnosed with kidney stones. Cameron was moving slowly when he entered the clubhouse and dressed, and after consulting with the team's medical staff, he was taken to Mass. General to see whether he may once again be facing kidney stones.
"Cameron was in there, and then as the morning progressed, he was showing similar symptoms to the other day. I guess there’s a chance that he’s passing more," Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "He’s really struggling. I think as the night progressed last night, his back got sore, his front got sore, he’s really feeling it. So we’ve got to get him looked at."
Cameron was replaced in the lineup by Bill Hall, who will play center field and bat eighth.
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