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Thornton, Paille Not Traveling With Bruins To Montreal; Spooner Recalled From AHL

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Shawn Thornton, Dan Paille (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Shawn Thornton, Dan Paille (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) — The Bruins will be shorthanded yet again when they take the ice Wednesday night in Montreal.

Head coach Claude Julien informed the media on Tuesday morning that Daniel Paille (eye) and Shawn Thornton (concussion) won’t travel with the team for Wednesday night’s matchup with the Canadiens.

Julien did say that Brad Marchand, who injured his shoulder Saturday night in Toronto, will make the trip north of the border and will most likely be a game-time decision.

The team recalled forward Ryan Spooner on an emergency basis. He’s the second call-up this week, as the team recalled Jamie Tardif over the weekend. Tardif, 28, made his NHL debut Saturday night, registering 5:03 of ice time.

Spooner, 21, has nine goals and 21 assists in 35 games with the Providence Bruins this season.

On Monday, Julien spoke optimistically about the status of both Paille and Thornton. Paille suffered an injury when he took a high stick to the face in the third period of Thursday night’s game against the Sabres, while Thornton suffered a concussion in the opening minutes of the first period.

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