BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Bruins will be without having their dynamic young scorer for a stretch.
The team announced Tuesday that David Pastrnak necessitates operation on his still left thumb, an injury that will cost him at minimum two months. After two months, Pastrnak will be re-evaluated.
As for how the injury took place, standard manager Don Sweeney claimed it was not experienced all through game action. Pastrnak fell though walking to a automobile on Sunday night time soon after a sponsorship meal.
Pastrnak, 22, has scored 31 ambitions with 35 assists for 66 details in 56 game titles performed this season. He’s topped 30 ambitions for three straight years, and he was on pace this yr to prime 40 ambitions for the 1st time. He potential customers the Bruins in both of those ambitions and details, though position second driving Brad Marchand in assists.
Due to the fact 2016-17, Pastrnak has scored an even 100 ambitions with 116 assists for 216 details in 213 game titles performed.
The Bruins at present rank third in the Atlantic Division, one particular issue driving Toronto for second place, and one particular issue in advance of the Canadiens, who at present sit as the prime wild-card team in the Eastern Meeting. The Bruins host the Blackhawks on Tuesday night time at the TD Garden right before hitting the road for a West Coast/Western Meeting swing for five game titles.