Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid suffered a
shoulder strain and may be out of the lineup for a month.
McQuaid left Tuesday's 3-1 loss in Winnipeg in the first period and did not
return, after he was on the receiving end of a hard check and fell into the
Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli said Wednesday that the 26-year-old rearguard will
return to Boston for further evaluation by team medical staff, and that he
might miss 3-to-4 weeks while recovering.
McQuaid has played in 25 games this season and registered four points with 49
It's not the first time the native of Prince Edward Island has had to deal
with troublesome upper-body issues. He suffered a strained neck in May of 2011
after absorbing a check during a second-round playoff series with the Flyers,
but returned soon after to help the B's win the Stanley Cup.
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