According to the Arizona Republic, neither player was on the ice for the team's practice Monday prior to its departure for Long Island. The team announced Monday that both players are day-to-day with upper-body injuries.
Morris has one assist and is a plus-1 in two games; Ekman-Larsson has a goal and an assist in two games.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk