Found February 25, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:

Video: Boychuk crushed by Neil on nasty hit

Chris Neil is no stranger to delivering big hits, but his collision with Johnny Boychuk in Ottawa on Saturday night was downright brutal. Neil's hit appears to be clean, but the veteran tough guy absolutely unloaded on the Bruins defenseman. The play was about as hard an impact as you'll see, and both players were shaken up as a result of it. It was the first of two big hits...

Johnny Boychuk Doesn't Return After Huge Hit From Chris Neil, As Bruins' Win Over Ottawa Turns Nasty in Third Period

The Bruins took a much-needed win in Ottawa on Saturday, but it did come at a price. The 5-3 victory wasn't a particularly physical affair for the first 40 minutes, but it took a nasty turn in the third period with a pair of huge hits delivered by the Senators on Bruins defensemen. Johnny Boychuk was on the wrong end of the more vicious, though clean, of those hits from Chris...

Report: Johnny Boychuk 'Still a Little Foggy' Following Hit by Chris Neil

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was leveled by Ottawa's Chris Neil during Saturday's game. And although the hit appeared to be clean, it was obvious that Boychuk was a bit shaken up. Boychuk left the game and did not return as the third period saw an increase in physical play. Details of the defenseman's injury were limited right after the game, although head coach Claude...

Johnny Boychuk Misses Bruins Practice, Listed as Day-to-Day With Concussion Symptoms

The Bruins have had an unfortunate run of injuries in the last month or so, and they have to add one more name to the list of those suffering. Defenseman Johnny Boychuk sat out Monday's practice at Ristuccia Arena with symptoms of a concussion after he was the victim of a bone-jarring hit from Ottawa's Chris Neil on Saturday night. The hit came in the third period, and Boychuk...

Destroychuk diagnosed with a 'mild concussion'

Johnny Boychuk's out with a "mild concussion" -- another blow to a battered and bruised Boston Bruins roster.Here's the hit.You can make an argument that it's charging since Chris Neil traveled so far to nail him, but it's really about as clean as they come. He was in glide mode after the blue line. It might be the most legal thing Neil's ever done....

Zdeno Chara vs. Chris Neil

This fight was a direct result of Chris Neils hit on the Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk earlier in the game. From reviewing the video, I think the play was a "borderline" charging call. [click to view video of hit]. Boychuk and Joe Corvo were both left the game and didn't return. Both Boychuk and Corvo made the bus and were on the flight’s manifest...

Zdeno Chara Calls Chris Neil's Collision With Johnny Boychuk a 'Big, Solid Clean Hit' (Video)

Kyle Turris' hit on Joe Corvo was a bit questionable, but Chris Neil's punishing blow on Johnny Boychuk was a legitimate, clean hit. And what a hit it was. Neil leveled Boychuk in open ice, knocking the Bruins defenseman out of the game, and setting up a showdown between Neil and Zdeno Chara later on in the third period. After the game, the Boston captain discussed Neil&...

No Boychuk, Thornton at practice

WILMINGTON--The Bruins are out on the ice for practice at Ristuccia Arena, with no Johnny Boychuk or Shawn Thornton. Boychuk was rocked by a Chris Neil check on Saturday and could have a concussion. Thornton, meanwhile, was scratched Saturday night with lingering flu-like symptoms.

Ottawa's Chris Neil comes from a short distance, pancakes Johnny Boychuk

Boston Bruin Johnny Boychuk is experiencing headaches according to Boston GM Peter Chiarelli, may have a concussion. Keep your chin up Johnny. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Boychuk has concussion symptoms

WILMINGTON--Coach Claude Julien said that defenseman Johnny Boychuk is suffering from concussion-like symptoms, which is no surprise considering the brutal but clean hit Boychuk took from Chris Neil on Saturday. "He's doing much better and we're going to go day-by-day on him," said ...

Johnny Boychuk and Shawn Thornton absent for practice

WILMINGTON – Good morning from Ristuccia Arena, where the Bruins have started practice. Johnny Boychuk, rocked by Chris Neil on Saturday, is not present. Boychuk could have suffered a concussion because of the hit. If Boychuk is unavailable for tomorrow’s...

Recap: Ottawa vs. NY Islanders

Chris Neil and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist apiece as the Ottawa Senators topped the New York Islanders, 5-2, at Scotiabank Place.

Vote: Did the Bruins Do Enough at NHL Trade Deadline?

Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins broke their silence on Monday, making a few moves to help add depth to their suddenly injury-riddled roster. The Bruins didn't pull off the big splash that many in the area had hoped the team would pull off, but Chiarelli did add a few much-needed pieces to help the B's on their quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. The acquisitions...
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