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A little late on the news, but Chris Kelly was diagnosed with a broken left tibia after receiving a hit by Ottawa Senator's Chris Neil on Monday night.
Kelly will most likely be out 6-8 weeks, meaning he is done for the regular season.
This is a big blow for the third line. Chiarelli better get to work trying to find a plug for the third line because Jay Pandolfo and Jordan Caron aren't the answer.
We will keep you updated if news emerges.
Puck drops at 7pm tonight against the Panthers.
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After colliding with the Ottawa’s Chris Neil during Monday night’s Bruins-Senators game, the B’s announced Wednesday that third-line center Chris Kelly will be out indefinitely after a broken left tibia. Kelly needed to be helped off the ice and didn’t return to the game.
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