Dougie Hamilton out with ‘mild concussion’

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The Bruins got another round of injury bad news Tuesday, with the word that Dougie Hamilton has a “mild concussion,” according to coach Claude Julien.

“He’ll be out for a bit,” the coach said. “I don’t anticipate it being too, too long.”

Hamilton missed the final six minutes of Saturday’s game against the Sharks and did not participate in Monday’s practice. He was also not on the ice for Tuesday’s morning skate.

Asked whether the absence in San Jose was because Hamilton suffered the concussion then, Julien said, “That has nothing to do with it.”

Hamilton had just returned from an MCL strain, playing five games before being sidelined with the concussion. He missed 10 games in December with the knee injury.


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