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The Boston Bruins' Head Coach discloses the reasoning behind Poitras' absence from play during their game against the Buffalo Sabres


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Christopher Faucher
December 8, 2023  (9:50)
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Jim Montgomery, the Head Coach of the Boston Bruins, revealed why Matthew Poitras was benched in the recent matchup against the Buffalo Sabres. Montgomery explained that the decision had been carefully planned to allow Poitras a chance to enhance his fitness and include essential rest as part of his program.

«It's an opportunity to build some strength and rest into his program. It's a grind.»

Acknowledging the strenuous nature of the season, Montgomery stressed the significance of handling the players' workload, remarking, "It's a challenging period." The intentional decision to sideline Poitras is in line with the team's dedication to ensuring player welfare and sustained high performance throughout the rigorous NHL season.
Source: Bruinsinsider
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