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Bruins send Niklas Svedberg to Providence, Adam McQuaid gets day off as he looks to return Saturday
Posted By DJ Bean On February 27, 2014 @ 12:51 pm In General | 2 Comments
WILMINGTON — The Bruins had an optional practice Thursday at Ristuccia Arena, with five forwards, five defensemen and two goalies taking the ice. The most notable absence was Adam McQuaid.
The Bruins sent Niklas Svedberg back to Providence Thursday, but Tuukka Rask  was back on the ice with teammates for the first time since the Olympics. Chad Johnson  joined him, with only Gregory Campbell , Shawn Thornton , Daniel Paille , Jordan Caron and Brad Marchand  taking the ice and all defensemen but McQuaid and Zdeno Chara  present.
McQuaid has been skating nearly every day as he looks to return from his leg injury, so Julien said he was given the day off for rest. The team still considers him a possibility for Saturday against the Capitals.
“He was given the day off. He was a guy who skated even Sunday, when the guys had the day off. He’s coming along well, but he hasn’t been cleared yet, but [Saturday] is a possibility. Maybe he will, maybe he won’t. He’s day to day right now and we’ve just got to wait and see what he gets his clearance.”
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