Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk Expected To Make Full Recovery After Freak Injury


Mar 4, 2020

Johnny Boychuk had a scare Tuesday night, but is expected to make a full recovery.

The New York Islanders defensemen took a skate off of his eyelid in the squad’s Tuesday night clash with the Montreal Canadiens that required 90 stitches to fix.

Luckily his eye wasn’t affected, and Boychuk is expected to make a full recovery although there currently is no timetable on his return. The 36-year-old even was in good spirits Wednesday and responded to a text from ex-Boston Bruins and former teammate Milan Lucic in a hilarious way.

For more, check out the “Need to Know” video above from “NESN After Hours,” presented by People’s United Bank.

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