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Bruins’ travel plans back to Boston disrupted

May 12, 2013, 11:34 PM EDT

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Members of the Boston Bruins will spend Sunday night in Toronto, after their travel plans ran into a snag earlier in the evening.

“Late during tonight’s game we were made aware that there was a malfunction with our airplane. As a result we are staying in Toronto on Sunday night and the team will travel to Boston on Monday morning,” said Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli in a brief statement on the team’s website.

The Bruins had a chance to close out the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of that Eastern Conference quarter-final Sunday evening, but gave up two third period goals and then couldn’t complete the comeback in a 2-1 loss, resulting in a seventh game.

Game 7 is scheduled for Monday evening.

  1. pitpenguinsrulez - May 12, 2013 at 11:48 PM

    …well that escalated quickly…you don’t say?

  2. pfailp8 - May 12, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    This happened in Toronto?

    inside job. guaranteed.

  3. blomfeld - May 13, 2013 at 12:18 AM

    “Black Ops” 101 … :)

  4. sheckyrimshot - May 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM

    the old peameal bacon in the gas tank move.

  5. howintensive - May 13, 2013 at 3:04 AM


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