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Bruins Issue Update On John-Michael Liles

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins /

BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, November 29, that defenseman John-Michael Liles has been diagnosed with a concussion and will be sidelined indefinitely as the team follows the NHL's concussion protocols. The injury occurred in the first period of the team's game vs. Tampa Bay on Sunday, November 27.

Liles, 36, has skated in 22 games with the Bruins in 2016-17, recording five assists while averaging more than 16 minutes on ice per game. In his 13-year NHL career, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound blueliner has played in 822 games, compiling 87 goals and 283 assists for 370 points. 

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