Bad news, Bruins fans.
Loui Eriksson, who took a vicious elbow from Sabres goon John Scott on Wednesday night in Buffalo, flew back to Boston on Thursday and has been diagnosed with a concussion, the B’s reported via Twitter.
The winger is “out indefinitely” after leaving the Bruins’ 5-2 win in the third period following the attack.
General manager Peter Chiarelli issued the following update on Thursday:
“Loui traveled back to Boston from Buffalo by plane [Thursday] with a member of the Bruins medical staff. After an examination by team doctors in Boston, he has been diagnosed with a concussion and will be out indefinitely. The team will provide a further update on Loui’s status when appropriate.”
Loui Eriksson flew back to Boston today. Per GM Peter Chiarelli, he has been diagnosed with a concussion and is out indefinitely ^CS—
Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) October 24, 2013