Zdeno Chara has left the Boston Bruins' road trip to have his leg injury evaluated by doctors in Boston.The 41-year-old defenseman was injured in the second period of a 6-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday. His left leg appeared to buckle when he collided with Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg.
David Backes didn't get to ask his grandfather, a tail gunner in World War II, all the questions he would have liked to ask. So the Boston Bruins forward relished getting to talk to a group of veterans after practice Wednesday, a group that included those who served in World War II and the Korean War.
David Pastrnak will try to take sole possession of first place in the NHL in goals and the Boston Bruins will try to remain the only team in the League without a home loss when they play the Philadelphia Flyers at TD Garden on Thursday.