McQuaid back on the B's practice ice

McQuaid back on the B's practice ice
March 15, 2013, 12:30 pm
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WILMINGTON – The Bruins returned to work after a sloppy, sleepy win over the Florida Panthers, and it was a full roster of healthy B’s skaters on the ice at Ristuccia Arena. That means Adam McQuaid was back on the ice with his teammates after missing Thursday night’s game with a “minor issue”, and all of the lines and D-pairings were exactly the same as they’ve been the last couple of games.

Boston ended the practice with three-on-three battle drills in one corner of the ice normally designed to ratchet up the intensity and spark a little energy in the players on the ice. Those were a couple of things that seemed to be lacking against an injury riddled Florida team that’s in the Eastern Conference basement this season.

It was obviously well short of a punitive bag skate, but it was a good, intense 45 minutes of practice with games on both ends of the practice day.

Here were the lines and D-pairings from practice:

Lucic-Krejci-Horton
Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin
Pandolfo-Peverley-Caron
Paille-Campbell-Thornton/MacDermid

Chara-Boychuk
Seidenberg-Hamilton
Ference-McQuaid
Johnson

Rask
Khudobin