NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Islanders and Capitals

NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Islanders and Capitals

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A long list of injured Boston Bruins.

On Milan Hejduk …

Mike Grinnell:

On the Anaheim Ducks …

L.A. Lariviere: Forward Antoine Vermette is leaning towards retiring.

On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Defenseman Torey Krug fractured his ankle in Game 4 against the Lightning. He’ll be wearing a walking boot for two months.

Forward David Backes suffered a concussion after taking a big hit from Lightning’s J.T. Miller. Backes was still suffering concussion symptoms but figured he would have been out for at least the rest of round two.

Forward Patrice Bergeron was dealing with a late-season groin injury that might require surgery. Bergeron missed Game 4 with what they thought was concussion-like symptoms but may have been from a bad head cold.

Forward Jake DeBrusk had a sprained AC joint in his shoulder.

Forward Riley Nash has been dealing with hip issue since February. It’s not known if he’ll need surgery or not. He also had a concussion from taking a puck to the deal.

Defenseman Zdeno Chara is deciding on whether or not to have surgery on an upper-body injury that is believed to be a shoulder issue.

Forward Noel Acciari will have surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Forward Brad Marchand was bothered by a groin issue in the second round.

On the New York Islanders …

New York Islanders: The signed Travis St. Denis to a two-year, two-way deal.

On the Washington Capitals …

Tarik El-Bashir: Coach Barry Trotz didn’t give much of an injury update. Both Nicklas Backstrom and Andre Burakovsky are traveling with the team.

Washington Capitals: The Capitals have signed forward Maximilian Kammerer to a three-year, two-way entry-level deal. The deal carries a $870,000 AAV.

Washington Capitals: The Capitals have signed Mathias Bau to a one-year, two-way contract with an AAV of $700,00