Wilmington, Mass. -- Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk (knee) and goalie Tuukka Rask (groin) were back on the ice again at practice skating with the team, while defenseman Adam McQuaid (eye) was not present for a second straight day. Following practice, coach Claude Julien started his press conference by stating that "nothing has changed" on the injury front and made it clear that would be all he could tell the media.
Boychuk has been out since April 3 when he suffered a mild knee sprain in a leg-on-leg collision with Penguins forward Arron Asham. McQuaid suffered an eye injury March 29 against the Capitals, came back and played April 5 at Ottawa, but left the game early because in Julien's words he "wasn't quite right." Meanwhile, Rask has been out since March 3 when he suffered a groin injury trying to make a save.
All other players -- with the exception of Nathan Horton (concussion), who GM Peter Chiarelli recently said was a long shot to return for the playoffs -- were present.
Here's what the lineup looked like Tuesday:
Andrew Ference-Johnny Boychuk