The Boston Bruins are lastly getting wholesome.
Defenseman Zdeno Chara and Kevan Miller and ahead Jake DeBrusk had been all activated from injured reserve forward of Thursday night time’s sport in opposition to the Devils at TD Backyard.
Chara, the Bruins’ captain, has missed 19 video games with a left MCL damage. Miller is returning forward of schedule after being hit within the throat by a puck on the finish of November. The preliminary timeframe had him out till at the very least January. DeBrusk was injured Dec. eight and went into the concussion protocol.
The excellent news on the three gamers comes after middle Patrice Bergeron returned to the lineup Dec. 22 and scored two objectives after lacking 16 video games.
The Bruins won’t have younger defenseman Charlie McAvoy Thursday, nonetheless. He suffered a lower-body damage blocking a shot within the final sport earlier than the Christmas break and has been dominated out.
Regardless of all of the accidents the Bruins nonetheless maintain the primary wild card within the Japanese Convention.