BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand will not be taking to the ice to play against the Buffalo Sabres Saturday.
Head coach Bruce Cassidy announced that Marchand is out due to COVID-19 protocols.
Trent Frederic will now play on the top line, Cassidy added.
Jack Studnicka and Zach Senyshyn are also re-entering the lineup.
The Bruins faceoff against the Sabres at 1 p.m.
#NHLBruins pregame updates per Bruce Cassidy:
Brad Marchand is out today (COVID protocols). Trent Frederic will play on the top line.
Jack Studnicka and Zach Senyshyn will re-enter the lineup .
Daniel Vladar will start in goal, Jaroslav Halak goes tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/1fJjrzEzml
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