By Kevin Harriman
Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien announced this morning that defenseman Zdeno Chara is at best “doubtful” for tonight’s game against Montreal.
“Every area of the injury is improving,” said Chara. “Hopefully it’s not long before I’m free of any kind of discomfort. That’s what we’re doing right now…we’re being patient. For sure you don’t want to come back, and be half of what you are…and basically hurting yourself and the team. And you’re putting yourself in a position where you could be missing more time. At this time of the season, I think it’s important to be as close as you can be to 100 percent.”
In his place, look for Colin Miller to be on the blue line tonight.
Per Joe Haggerty of CSNE, these are the pairing that were together at the morning skate: