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Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

Posted on: December 6, 2011 8:58 pm
Edited on: December 6, 2011 9:05 pm
 
By: Adam Gretz

The Boston Bruins entered Tuesday's game against the Winnipeg Jets as the hottest team in the NHL, and they hit the ice without the services of their leading scorer, Tyler Seguin, as a result of the 19-year-old forward missing a mandatory team meeting and team breakfast earlier in the day, according to general Peter Chiarelli.

Said Chiarelli, via Joe Haggerty of CSNNE on Twitter, "Seguin missed team breakfast and team meeting this morning, an honest mistake, but we have team rules. He has to abide by them." Chiarelli also added that Seguin "didn't take it well," but understands why the rules are in place.

Entering Tuesday's action Seguin, the No. 2 overall pick in last year's draft, was leading the team with 13 goals and 25 points.

Seguin isn't the first player to be benched this season for missing a team meeting, as Washington's Joel Ward was a healthy scratch a couple of weeks ago because he overslept.

Jordan Caron entered the lineup in Seguin's place on Tuesday.

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Comments

Since: Jul 5, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 5:28 pm
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

...keeping with the popular breakfast theme, nobody said anything about sliced bread, just that my read on this story was Julien sending a message to his top scorer was also a message to the rest of the team that just because your talented or because you won something last year doesn't mean you can slack off this year on this team.



Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: December 7, 2011 10:06 am
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

This is how you sustain a level of intensity for a program that sets the bar for every other team plays like its a playoff game or be dominated. 


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You miss breakfast? 



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: December 7, 2011 12:07 am
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

They have won one stanley cup, there not the Red Wings. Let's see them compete year after year before we anoint them the best thing since sliced bread. 



Since: Jul 5, 2011
Posted on: December 6, 2011 11:25 pm
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

This is how you sustain a level of intensity for a program that sets the bar for every other team plays like its a playoff game or be dominated. 

Think Seguin will miss another mandatory team meeting/skate??

Live and learn or ....




Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: December 6, 2011 10:47 pm
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

They are going to lose because of there policy. 



Since: Nov 15, 2011
Posted on: December 6, 2011 9:35 pm
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

Doubt he was sore from he game , no one laid a hand on him ..... Probably was tired from the long flight and hookers from Winnipeg. Lol



Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: December 6, 2011 9:30 pm
 

Tyler Seguin scratched for missing team breakfast

Too sore to get out of bed after the Pens game.


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