The Boston Bruins' top line took a surprise hit over the weekend.
Forward David Pastrnak underwent a procedure on his left thumb and will be re-evaluated in two weeks, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced Tuesday.
General manager Don Sweeney, addressing the media here at Warrior Ice Arena, says that David Pastrnak underwent a procedure on his left thumb. Repair was successful. He will be out for the next two weeks and then be re-evaluated. — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 12, 2019
Per Sweeney, Pastrnak injured this thumb this weekend after falling over at a dinner function.
Pastrnak and several of his teammates attended a sponsorship dinner on Sunday night. At about 11:30, while walking to his transportation, Pastrnak fell and injured his left thumb.
Team will know better in two weeks, but Pastrnak is expected to return and play this season. — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 12, 2019
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Pastrnak currently leads the Bruins in goals scored (31) and points (66), so the B's need him back on the ice as soon as possible as they gear up for a playoff push.
More to come from NBC Sports Boston's Bruins Insider, Joe Haggerty.
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