BOSTON – (Special to Digital Sports Desk by Sports XChange) – Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak likely will miss at least the next two games after having a procedure on his right elbow, the team announced Saturday.
“David underwent a successful removal of the olecranon bursa from his right elbow on Friday, December 16 at Newton Wellesley Hospital by Dr. Matthew Liebman,” Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said in a statement. “He will likely be unavailable for the games on Sunday and Tuesday. His condition will be re-assessed on a day-to-day basis.”
Pastrnak has 19 goals in 27 games this season, which rank him second in the NHL and two behind Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pastrnak also has seven assists and 10 penalty minutes.