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Jim Montgomery Confirms Major Changes To The Bruins Roster

Published March 2, 2024 at 1:22 PM

Ahead of their matchup against the Islanders, the Bruins are making lineup adjustments following a high-scoring win against the defending champs. Despite the victory, management seeks defensive stability, prompting changes.

Derek Forbort returns to bolster the defense, stepping in for Matt Grzelcyk, while Marc McLaughlin earns his season debut, replacing Justin Brazeau on the fourth line. Notably, Brazeau and Grzelcyk are sidelined with minor injuries.

Marc McLaughlin and Derek Forbort are in. Justin Brazeau and Matt Grzelcyk are out. Latter are dealing with minor injuries.

McLaughlin's promotion raises eyebrows, given his modest performance in Providence with 11 points and a -6 +/- rating in 53 games. Nonetheless, the Bruins trust in his potential to make an impact at the NHL level.

As the Bruins prepare to face the Islanders at 7:30 P.M. tonight, fans anticipate how these lineup adjustments will fare in pursuit of another crucial victory.

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Jim Montgomery Confirms Major Changes To The Bruins Roster

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