Good news for the Boston Bruins. The tough stretch of injuries that hit the Bruins during their Canadian road trip earlier this month are finally playing out. Bruins forward Daniel Paille will be back in the line up for the Black and Gold as they take on the Ottawa Senators tonight at the TD Garden. Daniel Paille’s speed has been missed on the Merlot Line, as the fourth line has been filled with a lot of talent of the AHL Providence squad.
Paille has missed seven games so far this season due to injuries. He has put up three goals(one shorthanded and one game winner) and two assists so far this season. He’s a +1, with twenty shots on goal. Unlike his brother Merlot Men,(Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton) Daniel Paille has not seen any time in the sin bin so far this season.
Niklas Svedberg got a call up from Providence as well. As both Tuukka Rask and Chad Johnson have not been injured, it’s not an emergency call up. Bruins head coach Claude Julien explained why the Bruins would in the short term be running with three goaltenders.
“We’re going to have a look at him in the next little while here.” said Julien to the media after the morning skate. “Not tonight, but maybe tomorrow or the game after that. I think he’s earned …that. We told him that after having such a good camp that we’d bring him up at some point, get him some games. So that’s what we’re doing right now. He has earned an opportunity to get some games & we told him he would & we’re keeping our promise because he’s deserving of it”
“We are bringing him up it’s for experience, he played a preseason game that I thought he played really well. He’s coming off I think a shutout last night as well, so he’s earned his opportunity, and like I said we told him we’d give him that so it gives us an idea where he is in his development. At the same time certainly, like I said, earned that opportunity by his play.”