When Nathan Horton skated off the ice in overtime of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, it looked certain that Horton would be sidelined for the remainder of the series.
To the surprise of many, Horton was on the ice for Friday’s Bruins practice, and it has been reported that what caused the big right winger to leave the ice Wednesday night was his shoulder popping out, something that has been said to be a recurring issue throughout the postseason.
But is Horton’s appearance in the B’s lineup in Game 2 realistic? Or was his participation in practice just a smokescreen?
“I believe it’s serious, they wouldn’t have had him out there otherwise,” said Bruins radio color commentator Bob Beers on UNO Sports Tonight, “and I think it’s going to be that pain tolerance thing, if they’ve been popping it back in and shoot him up and get him back out there.”
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