BOSTON — The NHL lost a member of its community Monday night when Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk passed away due to an undisclosed illness. After a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins center Curtis Lazar opened his postgame press conference by giving condolences to the Melnyk family.
Lazar (upper body) will participate in Saturday's game against Columbus. Lazar has missed the last four games while dealing with an upper-body injury. The 27-year-old has averaged 11:59 of ice time and recorded 13 points over 44 performances this season. Jesper Froden is likely to see a reduction in minutes upon Lazar's return.
Curtis Lazar is inching closer to a return to the Bruins. The Boston forward suffered an upper-body injury during the B’s 3-2 overtime win against the Seattle Kraken on Feb. 24. Lazar logged just 3:52 of ice time in the win. Head coach Bruce Cassidy said Lazar was day-to-day...
Lazar (upper body) is not in the lineup for Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports. Lazar didn't take the morning skate Thursday, and he remains without a timeline to return. The 27-year-old will miss a fourth straight game. Jesper Froden continues to play in Lazar's absence.
Lazar (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus Anaheim, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports. Lazar will miss a third straight contest Tuesday and remains without a clear-cut timetable for his return. The 27-year-old forward has only picked up 13 points through 44 contests this campaign, so most fantasy managers shouldn't need to keep tabs on his status. Jesper Froden will likely continue to skate in a bottom-six role until Lazar is ready to return.
Lazar (upper body) will not play Monday against the Kings, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports. Lazar will miss his second straight game Monday. The 27-year-old will be considered questionable for Tuesday's tilt against Anaheim until another update is available.
Jesper Froden will slot into the Bruins lineup as Boston faces the San Jose Sharks on the road Saturday night, and Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy is looking forward to getting another look at the 27-year-old. Froden, a right-shot forward who signed with the Bruins in June out of the...
Just as the Bruins got back to full strength, they find themselves down another forward. Curtis Lazar was not seen on Boston’s bench in the second half of its 3-2 overtime win against the Seattle Kraken on Thursday night. The forward logged just 3:52 of ice time, with his last shift coming about halfway through the second period.
Lazar (upper body) will not be available Saturday against the Sharks, Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe reports. Since posting a surprise three-point game on Jan. 12, Lazar has just two points over his last 18 games. He'll be considered day-to-day until more information is available. Anton Blidh will likely suit up in his place Saturday.
The memories started coming back to Curtis Lazar as soon as he walked into Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. At 27 years old, Lazar has already played for four NHL teams, but the Ottawa Senators used the 17th overall pick in 2013 to draft him. It took a little more...
Lazar scored a goal Saturday in a 2-0 win over the Senators. He made it 2-0 at 13:26 of the first period on a rebound from the top of the crease. It was Lazar's first goal in eight games against the team that originally drafted him 17th overall (2013). And it snapped a 12-game point drought.
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Curtis Lazar is on the rise due to the Bruins’ unexpected downtime. The Boston forward credited the team’s recent COVID-19 pause and his own stint in COVID protocol for his strong play early in 2022. Lazar has registered points in three of the six games the Bruins have played in the New Year, including a two-goal, one-assist outburst Wednesday in Boston’s 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Lazar believes the break refreshed him.
Lazar had one goal and two assists in a 5-1 win over the Canadiens on Wednesday. Lazar now has six points over his last five games with the performance Wednesday. The 26-year-old is up to 11 points on the season, with four goals and seven assists across 25 contests.
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Lazar scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Devils. He opened the scoring early in the first period with an unassisted tally, then helped set up Trent Frederic for a goal midway through the second. It's Lazar's first multi-point performance of the season, and the 26-year-old journeyman is up to three goals and seven points through 22 games this season.
Lazar (undisclosed) is expected to suit up Tuesday against New Jersey, per NHL.com. Lazar should return from a one-game absence after missing Sunday's win over Detroit. The 26-year-old forward has five points through 21 games and will skate in a bottom-six role.
Curtis Lazar took warmups Sunday afternoon in Detroit, but didn’t appear to feel good enough to go against the Red Wings. The Boston Bruins fourth-liner was “bumped up” in Saturday’s victory over the Buffalo Sabres, head coach Bruce Cassidy said before the game. He was considered a game-time decision, but the NHL game report released shortly before puck drop showed Lazar as a scratch.
Lazar is out of the lineup Sunday due to an undisclosed injury. Lazar presumably hurt himself during Saturday's game against Buffalo, when he logged 12:33 of ice time and registered four hits. Oskar Steen enters the lineup for Lazar, who should be considered day-to-day leading up to Tuesday's game.
Slowly, the Boston Bruins are getting players back from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Curtis Lazar is the latest, according to Bruce Cassidy. The Bruins head coach told reporters Sunday that the forward produced two negative tests to receive clearance as Boston returned to practice. The news comes on the...