started the season on IR after recovering from off season shoulder surgery ... was assigned to Abbotsford on conditioning Oct.9 ... recalled on Oct. 20 from Abbotsford where he had an assist in four games for the Heat ... played in his 1st career NHL game on Oct. 22 at PHX ... had an abdominal wall strain and was listed as day-to-day on Oct.25 ... assigned to Abbotsford on a conditioning assignment on Nov.14 ... recalled from Abbotsford at the end of his conditioning assignment on Nov.25
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