In his first game of the season following back surgery in September, Seidenberg saw 15:34 worth of ice time in the Bruins' 3-2 loss to the Avs on Thursday. In the process, Seidenberg recorded a team-high six hits and a pair of blocked shots in the contest. While the veteran blueliner doesn't bring much offensive upside to the table, he adds a sturdy veteran presence to a Boston backline that figures to help the B's tighten things up a bit in front of goalies Tuukka Rask and Jonas Gustavsson moving forward.
Seidenberg will make his season debut Thursday against Colorado. Seidenberg was a game-time decision for Thursday night's tilt against the Avalanche, but participated in rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he will make his season debut in Thursday night's matchup with Colorado. He is expected to skate alongside Kevan Miller on the Bruins' second pairing in Thursday's contest.
Seidenberg (back) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the Avs, NHL.com reports. Seidenberg, who underwent back surgery in late September, has been practicing of late and taking contact in the process. He's now to the point where coach Claude Julien says that "there's a good possibility" that the veteran blueliner will suit up Thursday. In 82 games last season, Seidenberg recorded 14 points and 34 PIM, numbers that limit his fantasy utility, but given his rugged and defensively-sound play, the 34-year-old remains an asset to the B's back line.
Seidenberg (back) will join his team on a three-game road trip that begins Thursday in Washington, but he will only participate in practice. Seidenberg is still recovering from back surgery dating back to Sept. 24. He's been skating in practice recently, and his expected traveling with the team suggests the veteran shutdown blueliner is inching closer to a return to game ice.
Seidenberg (back) skated with his teammates at Thursday's practice. Seidenberg -- who underwent back surgery back on Sept. 24 to address a lumbar spine disc herniation -- did not take any contact during Thursday's session, but he's progressing nonetheless. Initial estimates suggested that the B's sturdy blueliner's return might arrive around mid-November, a timetable that remains plausible at this stage.
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