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Daniel Paille returns to practice, Gregory Campbell, Zdeno Chara absent

WILMINGTON — Zdeno Chara [1] wasn’t the only one to miss Monday’s practice at Ristuccia Arena.

Fourth-line center Gregory Campbell [2] was also absent for the B’s as they hit the ice to prepare for games on Tuesday and Wednesday against the Kings and Senators, respectively. It could simply be a maintenance day for Campbell.

The good news the Bruins received on the injury front was that Daniel Paille [3] was back on the ice and skating with the Merlot Line. Paille suffered a concussion Thursday on a hit from Krys Barch and did not play Saturday against the Blue Jackets. With Paille back, each line had three players for a total of 12 forwards Monday. Jordan Caron remains on the Merlot Line.

Here were the defensive pairings with Chara out with a leg injury:

Dennis Seidenberg [4]Joe Corvo

Andrew Ference [5]Adam McQuaid

Steven KampferJohnny Boychuk [6]