Bruins: Injury Updates

Boston Bruins will be without their top Center for Thursday’s season opener as Patrice Bergeron (LBI) has been ruled out for tonight’s game. David Backes (illness) has also been ruled out. Tory Krug-IR (fractured jaw) has been practicing and has a chance to play next game.

Ryan Spooner may move onto the top line for tonight’s game. Tough blow to start the year, however the Bruins schedule is light to start the year and don’t play again till Monday.