VANCOUVER -- Canucks GM Mike Gillis was given a chance to criticize officials Tuesday for not calling a penalty against Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk for a hit during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final that fractured the vertebrae of Mason Raymond.
Boychuk and Raymond became tangled near the boards deep in the Bruins zone during the opening minute of the first period. Raymond was driven into the boards backside first by Boychuk and did not return to the game.
Raymond was diagnosed with a vertebrae compression fracture, the team announced Tuesday.
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There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.