Johnny Boychuk cleared to travel

Updated: December 6, 2013, 6:06 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

MONTREAL -- Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk has been cleared to travel with the team back to Boston, after he suffered an injury and needed to be taken off the ice on a stretcher and transported to an area hospital during the first period of Thursday night's 2-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre.

After the game, Boychuk returned to the arena to take the team bus to the airport.

"He was cleared to fly back with us," Bruins coach Claude Julien said. "He's still ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


  • Heating Up
    Rick Porcello is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA in his past four outings -- the slumping Red Sox will probably need him at his best in tonight's series opener.