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David Krejci out for Bruins in Game 6

Forward sidelined with lower-body injury, won't face Senators on Sunday

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins will be without center David Krejci in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Ottawa Senators on Sunday at TD Garden (3 p.m. ET; NBC, SN, TVA Sports).

Krejci was injured on a knee-to-knee hit by Senators defenseman Chris Wideman late in the first period of the Bruins' 3-2 overtime victory in Game 5 at Ottawa on Friday. Krejci did not return.

 

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The Senators lead the best-of-7 series 3-2.

In Krejci's place, the Bruins will insert Matt Beleskey into the lineup, opting for the rugged wing over center Ryan Spooner, who was also scratched in Game 5.

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