McQuaid (leg) logged 15:12 worth of ice time in Wednesday's 4-1 win over Montreal. It was McQuaid's first game since Oct. 19, with the rugged blueliner having suffered a broken right fibula at that time. McQuaid has been healthy enough of late suit suit up, but it wasn't until Kevan Miller came down with an illness in advance of Wednesday's contest that McQuaid drew back into the B's lineup. Miller will remain sidelined Thursday against the Islanders, but once Saturday's game against the Canadiens rolls around, the B's may have a tough call on which of their blueliners to scratch from their lineup. McQuaid isn't on the fantasy radar in leagues that don't factor in hits, blocks and penalty minutes, but the 6-foot-4, 212-pounder's physical play and sound positioning remain assets to the Boston blue line corps.
McQuaid (leg) will rejoin the lineup against Montreal on Wednesday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Boston Globe reports. McQuaid has been sidelined for the past 36 games due to his leg ailment, though he was medically cleared in late December. It took Kevan Miller picking up an illness for the Bruins to decide it was time to activate McQuaid off injured reserve. Look for the defenseman to slot into the third pairing alongside Matt Grzelcyk.
McQuaid (leg) is healthy, but he won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Senators. McQuaid is still technically listed on injured reserve, but he'll be officially activated as soon as coach Bruce Cassidy wants to reinsert him into the lineup. Either way, fantasy owners shouldn't need to concern themselves with the 31-year-old blueliner's status, as his distinct lack of offensive upside keeps him off the radar in all but the deepest of fantasy formats.
McQuaid (leg) won't play Saturday against the Red Wings. We suspect that he could have played Saturday, if needed, but with the team's other blue line members healthy and playing well, McQuaid will sit this one out. His next opportunity to play will arrive after the holiday break, when the Bruins host Ottawa on Wednesday.
McQuaid (leg) is considered a game-time decision for Saturday's game against the Red Wings. If McQuaid is available Saturday, the Bruins would have a tough choice to make, unless they decide to roll with seven blueliners against Detroit. Matt Grzelcyk, who has been filling in while McQuaid bounces back from a broken fibula, has played well of late, so coach Bruce Cassidy is faced with a difficult lineup call now that his team's back line corps is getting healthy.
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