Just as the Bruins fight their way back from injuries and had Milan Lucic return to their lineup on Thursday night, Marc Savard [knee] is the latest victim of the injury plague. Lucic looked a bit rusty [minus-2, zero shots] having not played since Nov. 25, 2009, especially logging 16:31 of ice time on Thursday, but did register five hits. It was speculated that Bitz was a healthy scratch to make room for No. 17, who has played in just 11 games this season [2-3-5 totals on the season]. "This was not about evaluating Looch. Said head coach Claude Julien during Thursday night's post-game press conference. "This was about him being ready to play and our doctors gave him the green light this afternoon and with Bitzy whoÆs battling a back injury as well, it was the right time to put him in. S ...
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