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Iginla sits out Bruins game vs. Red Wings with injury

Thursday, 04.03.2014 / 2:06 AM / News

By Brian Hedger - NHL.com Correspondent

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Iginla sits out Bruins game vs. Red Wings with injury
The Boston Bruins played without forward Jarome Iginla against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena due to a lower-body injury.

DETROIT -- The Boston Bruins played without forward Jarome Iginla against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena due to a lower-body injury, but coach Claude Julien said the injury isn't serious.

Jarome Iginla
Right Wing - BOS
GOALS: 30 | ASST: 31 | PTS: 61
SOG: 197 | +/-: 34
Iginla, who participated in the Bruins morning skate, was a late scratch and was replaced in the lineup by Jordan Caron, who started on the third line. Loui Eriksson took Iginla's spot at right wing on the top line.

"He's day to day," Julien said after the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Red Wings. Asked if iginla could have played if it were a playoff game, he replied, "That's why [it's] day-to-day. It's not a major injury here. He skated this morning."

Iginla was named NHL's First Star for March after scoring 13 goals and 17 points in 17 games during a month when the Bruins went 15-1-1 with a 12-game winning streak.

Iginla has 30 goals and 31 assists for 61 points in 75 games and has a plus-34 rating. This is the first game Iginla has missed this season. He scored twice Saturday against the Washington Capitals to reach 30 goals for the 12th straight time in a full 82-game season.

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