BostonBruins.com – PEVERLEY OUT 4-6 WEEKS: Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli announced on Friday that forward Rich Peverley will miss 4-6 weeks with a third degree MCL sprain in his right knee. The injury occurred in the third period of the Bruins/Canadiens game on Wednesday, February 15.
ROCKLAND’S HENNESSY TO MAKE BRUINS DEBUT: Rockland, MA native Josh Hennessy will make his Bruins debut on Friday night in Winnipeg, filling in for the injured Rich Peverley. Based on Friday’s morning skate, he will play on a line alongside Shawn Thornton and Gregory Campbell. The 27-year-old Hennessy has skated in 20 career NHL games and registered one goal. Friday night’s game will mark Hennessy’s first NHL game since 12/21/09 when he was a member of the Sens. The P-Bruins leading goal scorer this year with 15, Hennessy was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on July 5, 2011.
UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins road trip rolls on with Friday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. Winnipeg is 3-2-0 in their last five games and they are coming off a 4-3 shootout win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Head Coach Claude Julien told reporters on Friday that Tuukka Rask would get the nod in net for the Bruins