David Pastrnak

David Pastrnak has non-displaced fracture in foot

DJ Bean
November 11, 2015 - 6:37 am
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WILMINGTON -- Bruins general manager Don Sweeney provided an update on right winger David Pastrnak on Wednesday, revealing that the second-year pro has a small non-displaced fracture in his left foot. Pastrnak, who suffered the injury when he was hit in the foot by a shot on Oct. 27 against the Coyotes, played two games with what the team initially thought was a bruised foot before he missed the next four games. "With David's case, things changed a little bit," Sweeney said. "The initial X-rays we had were normal. We waited for swelling to go down [and] the symptoms were still persisting, so we went to have a more definitive CT scan and it did reveal a small non-displaced crack in an awkward location, so we have to give him some time. The course of action doesn't change for him except he just needs [some] more rest." The injury has left Pastrnak wearing a boot. Sweeney said that there is no timetable for his return, but that the team doesn't expect surgery to be required. Torey Krug also missed practice on Wednesday, marking the third straight day he's been off the ice. The Bruins have called each of Krug's absences this week maintenance days. Wednesday's practice also saw Dennis Seidenberg participate in three-on-three battle drills, with Seidenberg saying after practice that he had taken contact previously in his recovery. Thursday will mark seven weeks since the surgery, which initially was expected to keep the veteran defenseman out for eight weeks. The lines in practice were as follows: Beleskey-Bergeron-Connolly Vatrano-Krejci-Eriksson Marchand-Spooner-Hayes Rinaldo-Kemppainen-Randell

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