Boston Bruins: Things To Look Forward To In 2016

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David Pastrnak Returning To The Boston Bruins

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The Boston Bruins have been without forward David Pastrnak since October 31st. The second-year Czech forward is finished his recovery process from a foot injury, and is currently playing in Helsinki, Finland at the World Junior Championships as a member of the Czech Republic national team. In the tournament, Pastrnak currently has one goal and one assist in his two games played, and his conditioning is looking better with each shift that he takes.

With a suspension to Brad Marchand and an injury to David Pastrnak taking away two of the Boston Bruins better forwards for the foreseeable future, the return of David Pastrnak has never been more important than it is now. Once the World Junior Championships are completed, David Pastrnak is likely to rejoin his Boston Bruins teammates rather than returning to Providence, giving fans of the Boston Bruins something to look forward to almost immediately once the New Year starts.

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