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05/06/2010 - 2:44pm
B's McQuaid 'very doubtful' for Game 4

PHILADELPHIA -- Bruins coach Claude Julien said on Thursday that rookie defenseman Adam McQuaid is 'very doubtful' for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Flyers at the Wachovia Center on Friday. McQuaid suffered a lower-body injury three shifts into Game 3 on Wednesday and only had 1:49 of ice time. The defenseman played in 19 regular season games for the Bruins with one goal and 2 penalty minutes. He had played in all nine of the Bruins playoff games and had a plus/minus ratio of -4 with six penalty minutes.

 

"He suffered what we would call 'lower body injury' in the playoffs. Basically, very doubtful for tomorrow but then will be a day-to-day situation," Julien said.

 

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05/06/2010 - 2:35pm
Krejci fortunate to find hand surgeon

PHILADELPHIA -- The Bruins had a some good fortune in light of losing center David Krejci to a dislocated wrist after a first period hit by Flyers captain Mike Richards in Game 3 on Wednesday. Dr. Thomas Graham, Surgeon-in-Chief at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD was on hand at the Wachovia Center to evaluate Krejci and determine that he needed surgery. Graham drove Krejci to Baltimore Wednesday night and performed the surgery late in the night.

 

 

"First of all we were fortunate enough to have one of the best hand surgeons in the country, from what I have been told, on hand yesterday," head coach Claude Julien said. "He works out of Baltimore, lives there and he was nice enough to bring David back with him and do the surgery last night. That is my whole understanding of how that happened. He was really good for David and our team and I thought it was really nice of him and we were fortunate enough to...

05/06/2010 - 2:32pm
Garnett practices, feels good

WALTHAM –Kevin Garnett returned to Celtics practice Thursday and by all accounts, enjoyed a quick recovery from what the team called a right mid-foot strain. “I’m feeling really good,” Garnett said. “Went through practice today. It was pretty hard. Good day. I’m not injured. I just banged my foot, got on the plane and it blew up on me. Nothing more, nothing less than that.” Garnett added that, “I’ll definitely be ready to go [in Game 3, Friday].” Read the full post on Green Street.


05/06/2010 - 1:33pm
Boychuk on D&H: Krejci took one for team

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk joined the Dale & Holley show Thursday afternoon to talk about the Bruins' success in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Boychuck was asked if he felt capable of providing more offense to help make up for the loss of Marco Sturm and David Krejci to injuries. "I know I can do it for sure," Boychuk said. "With those two guys out, everybody's going to have to step up their game. I can't really jump up in the rush at the wrong time, but when I see an opportunity to jump up in the rush, I'm going to make sure to do it and try to put the puck in the back of the net."

 

On the hit from Flyers forward Mike Richards that injured Krejci Wednesday night, Bochuk said: "It actually looked like a clean hit to me. It was unfortunate that Krejci got hurt on it, but he made a play and we scored a pivotal goal in the game last night. He took a hit for the team, and we made sure to capitalize when it happened...

05/06/2010 - 1:31pm
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