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
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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
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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