Jim Montgomery addressing the media

Jim Montgomery Issues A Major Statement Moments Before Bruins Game

Published January 6, 2024 at 4:15 PM
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In a brief but impactful pre-game statement, Boston Bruins Head Coach Jim Montgomery discussed potential lineup changes moments before the upcoming game. With a tone of uncertainty, Montgomery highlighted the dynamic nature of the situation, stating, "We've got a lot of balls in the air," indicating ongoing considerations.

The coach specifically mentioned forward Poitras as a potential option for the game, providing a glimpse into the decision-making process. However, the status of defenseman Lohrei appeared less certain, with reports of him undergoing dental procedures after missing the morning session.

Montgomery's candid remarks offered fans a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of managing a lineup, emphasizing the fluidity of decisions. Crucially, he clarified that JVR was not in contention for the game, providing clarity about the status of the key player labeled as day-to-day.

"We've got a lot of balls in the air. I don't have anything concrete for you...[Poitras'] an option. Lohrei wasn't here this morning, he's an option – he's in the dental chair right now...JVR is not an option, he's day-to-day."




As the Bruins prepared for the match, Montgomery's concise statement heightened anticipation for potential changes in the lineup, keeping fans eagerly awaiting the puck drop.
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