The Boston Bruins have recalled defenseman Kevan Miller from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis, the team announced on Monday.
Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is finished for the season after suffering an ACL/MCL tear in his right knee.
Dennis Seidenberg returned to the ice on Friday, giving Boston their full compliment of defensemen for the first time in 10 games.
With Adam McQuaid back from injury and Dennis Seidenberg expected to return, the Boston Bruins sent defenseman Kevan Miller back to Providence on Thursday.
Toucher & Rich were joined by Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and the discussion started with the impact of Kevan Miller since his arrival and the depth of their defensemen.
Injured Bruins defensemen Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg both practiced on Tuesday and will travel with the team to Detroit, but it’s still unclear if either will suit up when Boston takes on the Red Wings on Wednesday night.
The Boston Bruins will be without defensemen Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid Thursday night when they host the St. Louis Blues at the TD Garden.
The Bruins are one quarter through their season and the only thing we know is that even without playing one great 60-minute game, they’ve still been able to find their perch among the NHL’s elite.
With the Bruins’ blue line a bit banged up, the team has recalled defenseman Kevan Miller from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis.
Losing Dennis Seidenberg for any amount of time will put even more strain on a thin Boston Bruins’ blue line.