This week, it was defenseman Mark Stuart, who will miss four to six weeks after suffering a sternum injury. It’s not exactly the kind of pick-me-up the already-thin Bruins were looking for after taking a 3-1 shellacking at the hands of the Flyers on Monday night.
Now, with a tough matchup at Chicago looming on Friday, Boston will be without one of its biggest assets, both on the ice and in the dressing room.
How will the B’s fare in his absence? Find out what NESN.com’s James Murphy had to say on Thursday’s edition of SportsDesk.