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Nathan Horton Injury

June 7, 2011 by staff 

Nathan Horton InjuryNathan Horton Injury, The Boston Bruins would see his teammate Nathan Horton lying on the ice inspired them to get up and climb back to contention in the Stanley Cup final. After seeing Horton retired from the ice on a stretcher early in the first period of Game 3 after being destroyed by a fierce control of Vancouver Canucks defender Aaron Rome, the Bruins scored four goals in the second period and four more in the third to win 8-1.

“I know we talked about it – the fact that Horty was in the hospital right now, probably hoping we would win the game,” said Boston coach Claude Julien. “But most of all we were concerned about their welfare.”

The Bruins issued a statement saying Horton was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital and can move all his limbs.

Roma received a five-minute penalty for interference plus a game misconduct for Horton covered after the album is over the blue line. Roma could face a disciplinary hearing with the NHL’s Mike Murphy.

“Obviously he does not want to see a player leave in that situation,” said Vancouver coach Alain Vigneault. “I think our whole team, myself and the entire organization, hopes that all is well. The success, of course, seemed a little late.”

The Bruins did not score on the power play five minutes, which came at 5:07 of the period. But after the coup of Horton, who appeared to be a different team.

“I would not say that the series (was rejected),” said Boston forward Brad Marchand, who scored. “But maybe (to) the game … we had an extra motivation.”

The Bruins outhit the Canucks 40-31, but it was as if it was revenge.

“Not right now,” said Marchand. “Too much was at stake. The best way was to win.”

Milan Lucic Boston Alex Burrows laughed, waving his fingers, referring to the fact Burrows, Patrice Bergeron allegedly bit during a scrum in Game 1. Burrows, not suspended.

“I said this morning that he would accept that in my team,” said Julien. “It happened a couple of times tonight. They have said they do not want any of that.”

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