Seguin feeling fine after hand surgery

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Seguin feeling fine after hand surgery

Tyler Seguin had surgery done to repair a tendon in his left hand soon after the Bruins season ended. He returned to Boston recently to have stitches removed, and told Bruins.com that his recovery process would take 10 weeks since the surgery was performed.

Some highlights from the interview (which you can watch in its entirety below):

Seguin said he's looking to improve his "man strength." If he develops his core this summer, he feels it will help him battle for pucks in the corners when he takes the ice for the 2012-13 season.

You thought the Bruins getting bounced put you in a funk? Seguin says he still has a hard time even watching hockey on TV since losing in the first round to the Capitals.

Matt Beleskey out six weeks with a right knee injury

Matt Beleskey out six weeks with a right knee injury

BOSTON – Some key Bruins players have missed a handful of games here or there already this season, but only this week did they suffer one of their first major injuries to a key player that will knock him out for nearly two months. 

Matt Beleskey will miss roughly six weeks with an injury to his right knee after the feisty forward was caught with a hip check by Tyler Fedun near center ice in Buffalo over the weekend.  Beleskey tried to instinctively sidestep the oncoming attack, but instead his lower half caught the brunt of the big collision with a young Sabres attacker. 

Instead Fedun caught Beleskey’s right leg with his hip check, and the gritty Bruins winger was knocked out in the first period of last weekend’s win over the Sabres. 

Beleskey was spotted walking with a bit of a limp during and after Boston’s 4-3 OT win against the Florida Panthers on Monday night, and armed with what looked to be a giant brace or cast on his right leg. It’s clearly a bummer for Beleskey that he’ll now miss a large chunk of time due to a freak injury, and the Bruins have to be disappointed at the timing of it all given how well Beleskey has been playing lately. 

The injury certainly opens up the third line left wing spot for a player like Ryan Spooner, who has struggled to find his right place in the NHL, or a player like Frankie Vatrano as he gets over the hump in his recovery from foot surgery.

Beleskey has skated in plenty of games with Boston in 2016-17, producing two goals and three assists for five points with 23 penalty minutes in what’s been better described as “bedlam”  after a slow start to the regular season.