Stuart out with broken finger
WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The Bruins were hit by another injury over the weekend, with defenseman Mark Stuart suffering a broken finger Saturday against the Kings.
Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli said Stuart underwent successful surgery by Dr. Matthew Leibman at Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday to repair a broken pinkie on his right hand and is expected to miss four weeks.
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