BOSTON (CBS) — The Bruins blue line will remain razor thin as the team looks to stave off elimination in Wednesday night’s Game 6. Both Brandon Carlo and Kevan Miller will remain sidelined for Boston’s next game against the Islanders.
In addition, forward Curtis Lazar will not travel to Long Island after suffering a lower-body injury in Monday night’s Game 5 loss. All of that was part of a rather bleak Zoom session with reporters from Boston head coach Bruce Cassidy on Tuesday.READ MORE: Funeral Held For Former Bruins Player Jimmy Hayes
Carlo has been sidelined since suffering a likely concussion in Boston’s Game 3 win, while Miller hasn’t played since the first-round against the Washington Capitals. The injuries have forced Cassidy to rely heavily on Jeremy Lauzon, Connor Clifton and Jarred Tinordi on the blue line.READ MORE: Tuukka Rask Still Hopes To Return To Bruins, Promises Money Won't Be An Issue: 'I'll Be A Cheap Goalie'
As for goaltender Tuukka Rask, who was pulled after the second period on Monday night for health purposes, Cassidy did not have much of an update on his status for Game 6.MORE NEWS: David Krejci Has No Plans To Return To Boston Bruins, NHL After Czech Season Ends
“We’ll find out tomorrow,” he said.