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Jim Montgomery Reveals Why Matthew Poitras Will Be A Healthy Scratch For Their Game Tonight

Published January 24, 2024 at 1:56 PM
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Boston Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery unveiled the reasoning behind Matthew Poitras being a healthy scratch in tonight's game, opting for Oscar Steen in his place.

Montgomery clarified that the decision was strategic, aiming to manage Poitras' workload by avoiding back-to-back games. This move aligns with a broader strategy to maintain player health and performance over the course of the season.

Steen in for Poitras, Shattenkirk in for Wotherspoon. Montgomery said he didn't want Poitras playing a back to back




Additionally, Kevin Shattenkirk steps in for Parker Wotherspoon, presenting a dynamic lineup adjustment. Montgomery's emphasis on player well-being and tactical considerations reflects a thoughtful approach to roster management for sustained success in the competitive NHL season.
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