Just one spherical into the playoffs, the Boston Bruins have by now dominated a pair of roster gamers out for the relaxation of the postseason.
Ondrej Kase won’t return this postseason for the Black and Gold after suffering an higher human body injuries in his initial video game back from a lengthy absence thanks to a concussion, and defenseman Steve Kampfer is also finished for the Stanley Cup playoffs following going through hand medical procedures. Whilst the information wasn’t good for possibly of these gamers, Kase and Kampfer also weren’t gamers that the Boston Bruins would be relying on unless their depth was severely analyzed in any case.
The 25-yr-aged Kase now has one particular assist in 9 video games for the Bruins in excess of the last two seasons and Kampfer experienced two objectives and 5 points in 20 games for the Bruins this year as the perfect reserve defenseman.
“Ondrej has shut it down as well and will not be element of availability for us going ahead in the playoffs,” stated Boston Bruins basic manager Don Sweeney. “[Kampfer] just lately had arm medical procedures and he elected to have hand medical procedures. So, he’s in a recovery section and not readily available for us.”
Sweeney didn’t address any rumors of Kampfer signing a KHL deal for subsequent year, just stating that he’s “still under contract” with the Boston Bruins at this issue.
On the superior news front, Jeremy Lauzon (upper physique) and Jakub Zboril are envisioned to be offered for a 2nd spherical collection immediately after battling through accidents in the 1st round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kevan Miller (upper human body) is also carrying out greater following having blasted with a flying Dmitry Orlov hit in Recreation 4 but is “at the extremely beginning of a restoration process” that could take some time for the rugged Boston Bruins defenseman.
“Our hope is that they’ll both be available for the upcoming collection. All over again, we’ll possibly have a better comprehension [when practice resumes] on how they carry on to development and get on the ice. Till they are in a observe with the principal team, we will not really know,” mentioned Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney. “But with any luck , we get a very little extra time [waiting for a second round opponent] and they can transfer alongside in the healing approach. Then clearly finding up to complete pace [is when they could] become fully offered for us.”
On an additional entrance, Sweeney also indicated the layoff among the to start with and next round ought to give ample time for customers of the Boston Bruins to also schedule their second COVID-19 vaccine shots without the need of fear for any aspect results impacting postseason performance.