Bruins to ease Nathan Horton into mix

Updated: September 23, 2011, 7:49 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Bruins forward Nathan Horton says he's ready to get back in games but he understands why the team is taking it slow as he returns from a concussion.

"Obviously, I want to play. But they're going to give me a chance to ease my way back into it," Horton said Friday after the team's practice.

The Bruins were scheduled to play their second exhibition game on Friday night against the New York Islanders -- their first game at home since winning the Stanley Cup in June. ...

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