Status Of Bruins’ DeBrusk, Krug, Clifton Unknown For Game 3

BOSTON (CBS) — The Bruins are looking to take a 2-1 series lead against the Toronto Maple Leafs north of the border Monday night. But they may have to do so shorthanded.

A trio of Bruins may be sitting out Monday night’s Game 3 in Toronto after all three suffered upper-body injuries in Saturday’s Game 2 win in Boston. Forward Jake DeBrusk and defensemen Torey Krug and Conor Clifton all traveled to Toronto over the weekend, but Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is classifying then all as day-to-day.

All three were knocked out of Saturday’s Game 2. DeBrusk was knocked out late in the third period by a high cross-check by Leafs center Nazem Kadri, who was slapped with a cross-checking major and a game misconduct for the hit. He has an in-person hearing with the  NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday, and is likely facing a lengthy suspension for the hit.

A likely candidate to slide…

Original published: 2019-04-15 08:05:34 Read the full Boston News here

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