Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered a partially torn oblique muscle in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series against the Washington Capitals and said Friday that he had played despite a considerable amount of pain.
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid will not make the trip to Washington D.C. with his teammates and will remain in Boston for treatment on an upper-body injury.
Injured Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid won't be in the lineup for Game 1 Thursday.
Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli says it's a "long shot" that center Nathan Horton will return to the lineup for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid's left eye is swollen shut and he will not travel with the team to New York for their games against the Islanders on Saturday and the Rangers on Sunday.