Boychuk, Thornton missing from Bruins practice

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Boychuk, Thornton missing from Bruins practice

WILMINGTON, Mass. The Bruins were down a few players at practice Monday morning after the their rumble with the Ottawa Senators.

Johnny Boychuk was missing after feeling a little foggy because of a giant hit he took from Chris Neil on Sunday. Shawn Thornton was again among the missing with a flu thats lasted more than a week. Adam McQuaid left the ice briefly with no apparent incident, but returned a few moments later to give the Bs six healthy defenseman for the rest of practice.

Here were the lines at practice:

Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin
Lucic-Kelly-Krejci
Pouliot-Camper-Sauve
Paille-Campbell-Caron

Chara-Seidenberg
Ference-Corvo
Bodnarchuk-McQuaid

Thomas
Rask

Giardi: Garoppolo 'still in pain,' does not have full mobility in shoulder

Giardi: Garoppolo 'still in pain,' does not have full mobility in shoulder

The Patriots had both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett on the field for Tuesday's practice.

While many are hopeful that Garoppolo will be ready to go on Sunday, it’s definitely not a given at this point.

According to CSN’s Mike Giardi, Garoppolo is “still in pain and does not yet have full mobility in his throwing shoulder”

Tom E. Curran had better news about Jacoby Brissett’s thumb. The rookie quarterback was in the Patriots locker room locker room Tuesday morning without splint, tape or cast on his thumb. 

When he asked Brissett if he's feeling "tip-top," he answered, "Oh yeah."