The Boston Bruins won both games of their back-to-back set against the Buffalo Sabres, yet Thursday presented a significant injury loss in David Backes.
Backes is out indefinitely due to a concussion suffered thanks to a hit by William Carrier, which you can view in the video above. The 32-year-old dealt with at least one concussion stemming from 2014. (Let’s not forget his exchanges with Duncan Keith, either.)
John-Michael Liles has been sidelined with his own concussion issues since late November, with sparse updates in his regard as well.
Carrier seemed to hurt his hand in a fight with Adam McQuaid as a response to the hit that injured Backes: