Boston Bruins forward and enforcer Shawn Thornton does not think there's any connection between the three NHL players who died this summer and the roles they played during their careers.
NHL opts not to suspend Bruins forward Milan Lucic for match penalty against Thrashers.
Boston Bruins forwards David Krejci and Jordan Caron did not practice Saturday because of the flu and could miss Sunday's game at the Atlanta Thrashers. The Bruins recalled forward Jason Arniel from Providence on an emergency basis.
Boston Bruins forward Vladimir Sobotka said he suffered a concussion during Tuesday's game in Atlanta, contradicting Bruins coach Claude Julien.
Boston Bruins forward Vladimir Sobotka suffered what the team called a head injury early in Tuesday night's 4-0 win over the Atlanta Thrashers.