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David Pastrnak returns to Bruins practice

David Pastrnak has been out since last Friday’s game against Anaheim.
David Pastrnak has been out since last Friday’s game against Anaheim.Barry Chin/Globe Staff file

David Pastrnak, out the last two games because of elbow surgery, participated in today’s optional practice at Warrior Ice Arena. Claude Julien said it’s possible that Pastrnak could play on the road trip, either tomorrow against Florida or Friday against Carolina. The 19-goal scorer has not dressed since last Thursday against Anaheim.

Julien also said Frank Vatrano could play on the trip. It would be the season debut for Vatrano following preseason foot surgery.

If both Pastrnak and Vatrano get the green light, the Bruins would have to sit two wings. Noel Acciari and Tim Schaller are at the highest risk of taking a seat. Neither performed well in last night’s 4-2 loss to the Islanders. Jimmy Hayes would have been a candidate to be a healthy scratch, but the right wing has rediscovered his legs and hands in the last two games.

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Today’s practice lineup:

FORWARD LINES

Ryan Spooner-Tim Schaller-David Pastrnak

Frank Vatrano-Austin Czarnik-Riley Nash

Anton Blidh-Noel Acciari-Jimmy Hayes

DEFENSE PAIRINGS

Kevan Miller-Colin Miller

Joe Morrow-Adam McQuaid

GOAL

Tuukka Rask

Anton Khudobin


Fluto Shinzawa can be reached at fshinzawa@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeFluto.