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Bruins' F Chris Kelly speaks out for first time after devastating injury

Bruins forward Chris Kelly likely saw his season end when he suffered a broken femur in a game against the Dallas Stars on Nov. 3. Kelly had surgery to repair his femur the next day, but his recovery is expected to take over six months, which means he would not be able to return until the playoffs at the earliest.Kelly is 35 years old and plays a bottom-six role for the Bruins. His...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: Retirement ‘Furthest Thing From My Mind’ After Broken Leg

BOSTON — Chris Kelly addressed the media Thursday for the first time since suffering a broken femur during loss to the Dallas Stars earlier this month. After walking into the TD Garden media room — on crutches, but without a cast — the veteran Bruins forward relived the play that more than likely will end up being his last of the 2015-16 season. “(My leg) was pretty sore...
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Confusion reigns after Chris Kelly breaks femur on non-contact play

The Boston Bruins lost forward Chris Kelly for 6 - 8 months (likely the remainder of the season) after Kelly somehow managed to break his left femur on a non-contact play early in the first period of Tuesday's game against the Stars. Kelly fell awkwardly after avoiding contact in front of the Dallas bench, a play that did not seem too unusual or devastating until Kelly was unable...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Recall Max Talbot From Providence Bruins After Chris Kelly’s Injury

Max Talbot is back in the NHL. The veteran forward was recalled by the Boston Bruins from the AHL’s Providence Bruins on Wednesday morning and was on the ice for the team’s practice at TD Garden. His call up comes less than 24 hours after Chris Kelly broke his right femur in the first period of Tuesday night’s 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars. Talbot does not bring as much two...
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly: Bruins Have Returned To ‘Lunch Pail Team’ Identity (Video)

It looks as though the Big Bad Bruins are back. Boston won its fourth straight game Tuesday with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. And as forward Chris Kelly talked about with NESN’s Dale Arnold and Barry Pederson after the game, the Bruins are back to playing more physical hockey. “I think that’s why maybe we didn’t have...
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kelly Misses Bruins-Canadiens With Injury, Severity Unknown

BOSTON — Add veteran forward Chris Kelly to the long list of Bruins who have missed a game(s) because of an injury this season. Kelly missed Saturday night’s 2-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden with an undisclosed injury. Bruins head coach Claude Julien confirmed Kelly suffered the injury during Friday night’s 4-3 shootout win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kelly...
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Chris Kelly to undergo surgery

The Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly announced that the 'back spasms' he suffered for the last part of the Bruins' season, is actually a herniated disc in his back that he will have to get operated on. April 8th was the last time Kelly was seen playing hockey. He only played 10 minutes VS the Minnesota Wild, with only one shift in the third period before he left the game. He did...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Chris Kelly Begins Skating

Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly began skating on Monday before the team's practice, as confirmed by the team's official Twitter account. As previously reported, Kelly had been placed on long-term injured reserve after being slashed and suffering a broken fibula on December 7 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was expected to miss four to six weeks.In 29 games played this season...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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