Johnny Boychuk Injury: Updates on Bruins Defenseman's Status and Return

Tim Keeney@@t_keenContributor IDecember 6, 2013

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 21: Johnny Boychuk
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Updates From Saturday, Dec. 7:

From the Bruins' official Twitter feed:

Per Chiarelli, Johnny has been diagnosed with a back sprain & will be out approximately 3-7 days ^CS

Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) December 7, 2013

From Joe McDonald of ESPN:

Julien on Boychuk: "We've dodged a bullett. We feared the worst." MRI showed no fractures. Could miss only 3-7 days. Will travel next trip.

— Joe McDonald (@ESPNJoeyMac) December 7, 2013

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