You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Sports

bruins notebook

Johnny Boychuk returns after missing three games

PHILADELPHIA – To Johnny Boychuk, it seemed like a harmless play. On March 22, during a practice at Carleton University in Ottawa, the Bruins defenseman stuck out his right leg to block an Aaron Johnson shot.

That decision cost Boychuk three straight games. Johnson’s shot caught the inside of Boychuk’s right foot hard enough to land him on injured reserve.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week