Acciari (undisclosed) has been cleared to play, but he won't be in the lineup for Tuesday's Game 3 against Carolina. Acciari has finally been given the green light to return to game action after missing more than a week due to an undisclosed injury, but the Bruins had their way with the Hurricanes in Games 1 and 2, so there's no reason for coach Bruce Cassidy to alter his lineup heading into Game 3. If Acciari gets the call at some point during the Eastern Conference finals, he'll likely take Chris Wagner's spot on the fourth line.
Acciari (undisclosed) isn't expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday's Game 3 against Carolina, Joe McDonald of The Athletic reports. Acciari has been practicing in a non-contact jersey of late and appears to be making progress in his recovery, but he'll have to wait for Thursday's Game 4 for his next opportunity to rejoin the lineup. Once he's cleared to play, the 28-year-old winger will likely replace Chris Wagner on Boston's fourth line.
According to coach Bruce Cassidy, Acciari (undisclosed) is "doing well," but he won't be in the lineup for Sunday's Game 2 against the Hurricanes. Acciari practiced in a non-contact jersey Saturday and could be cleared for contact ahead of Monday's skate, so there's a chance he'll be ready to rejoin the lineup Tuesday for Game 3. Once he's given the green light, the 28-year-old American will likely replace Chris Wagner on the Bruins' fourth line.
Acciari (undisclosed) was on the ice with skating and skills coach Kim Brandvold prior to Thursday's optional pregame practice. The fact that Acciari still hasn't been cleared to practice with his teammates all but confirms he won't be available for Thursday's Game 1 against Carolina, but he's obviously making progress in his recovery, and could be ready to rock as soon as Sunday for Game 2. Once given the green light, the 28-year-old American will slot into a bottom-six role.
Acciari (undisclosed) won't be ready for Game 6 against Columbus on Monday, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports. Acciari will miss his second game due to his undisclosed issue. The fact that the center didn't skate with the team Monday, per Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston, doesn't bode well for his availability for a potential Game 7 on Wednesday. Even once cleared to play, Acciari isn't exactly a lock for the lineup and would need to beat out Chris Wagner, Danton Heinen or David Backes for a spot.
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