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John-Michael Liles | Defenseman | #26

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (36) / 11/25/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 5 (159) / COL
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John-Michael Liles will be in the lineup Tuesday against Nashville.
He hasn't been in the lineup since Feb. 26. Liles will take the place of Colin Miller on the back end. Mar 28 - 12:01 PM

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John-Michael Liles, Joe Morrow and Jimmy Hayes will each be scratched against the Lightning on Thursday.

Liles has posted just five points with 37 blocks in 31 games this season. While Morrow has but a point in 17 games. Hayes meanwhile has five points with 71 hits in 54 games thus far.
Source: Matt Kalman
Mar 23 - 6:13 PM

John-Michael Liles and Joe Morrow will be scratched against the Flames.

The two rarely used defensemen will be joined by pivot Austin Czarnik and winger Peter Cehlarik on the sidelines. if you have to adjust your roster, go do it now.

John-Michael Liles and Joe Morrow will be scratched against the Flyers on Saturday.

Unfortunately neither player has much of a role with the team at this point, as the two most frequently scratched players.
Source: Matt Kalman
Mar 11 - 12:21 PM

The Bruins are projected to scratch John-Michael Liles Saturday night.

No real surprise there as Liles has only drawn into the lineup once in Boston's last eight games. He has five assists in 31 contests this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 4 - 6:30 PM

John-Michael Liles, Tim Schaller and Joe Morrow will each be scratched against the Rangers.

Liles skated just twice during the month of February, and has 31 games overall this season which indicates his rotation with the team. Schaller meanwhile has seven goals and 14 points with 69 hits in 55 games.
Source: Matt Kalman
Mar 2 - 5:06 PM

John-Michael Liles will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Arizona.

Liles has just five assists in 31 games this season. This will be the sixth time in seven games that he's a healthy scratch for the Bruins. Matt Beleskey and Joe Morrow will also be held out tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 7:01 PM

John-Michael Liles and Riley Nash will be scratched against the Kings on Thursday.

Through 30 games this season the veteran defender has posted just five helpers along with 21 hits and 37 blocks. He's also suited up just eight times since the calendar turned to 2017. Nash meanwhile has 10 points with 47 hits in 60 games thus far.
Source: Forrest Lee
Feb 23 - 9:22 PM

John-Michael Liles and Joe Morrow will be scratched against the Sharks on Sunday.

The veteran defender has appeared in just one game since Jan. 22nd, which may signal his role with the team. In 30 games this season Liles has five assists with 21 hits and 37 blocks.
Feb 19 - 7:17 PM

John-Michael Liles and Joe Morrow will be scratched against the Canucks on Saturday.

Through 30 games so far this season the veteran defender has posted five points along with 21 hits and 37 blocks while seeing just over 16 minutes per game.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 11 - 12:59 PM

John-Michael Liles, Jimmy Hayes and Joe Morrow will each be scratched from Saturday's match with Toronto.

Liles has posted five helpers along with 36 blocks and 19 hits in 29 games. Hayes has but three points and 56 hits in 40 games this season. As Morrow 29 hits in 17 games thus far.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 4 - 3:35 PM

John-Michael Liles will sit out again as the Bruins will go with the same lineup that earned a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning the night before.

Along with Liles, Austin Czarnik and Joe Morrow will once again be the healthy scratches for the second straight game after the All Star break.
Feb 1 - 7:53 PM

John-Michael Liles, Austin Czarnik and Joe Morrow will each be scratched from Thursday's match with Pittsburgh.

Through 29 games thus far the veteran defender Liles has no goals with five helpers and 36 blocks. Meanwhile the rookie Czarnik has picked up five goals and 13 points along with 25 blocks.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 26 - 7:09 PM

John-Michael Liles will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Liles returned to the Bruins lineup on Sunday, after missing 20 games with a concussion. There's a good chance he's being scratched because Boston just doesn't want to give the veteran too much playing time too soon. The 36-year-old logged 15:14 of ice in his return. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating and one shot on goal. Jimmy Hayes and Joe Morrow are also expected to watch from the press box.
Jan 10 - 7:50 PM

John-Michael Liles will make his long-awaited return to the Bruins' blue line on Sunday against the Hurricanes.

It's been 20 games, once as a healthy scratch, since the veteran defender has played due to a concussion. He was seen paired with Kevan Miller on the team's third defensive unit. With five points in 22 games, even that much will be a nice boost to their corps.
Jan 8 - 4:44 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Dominic Moore
LW1Brad Marchand
2Frank Vatrano
3Noel Acciari
4Matt Beleskey
5Sean Kuraly
6Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2David Backes
3Riley Nash
4Drew Stafford
5Jimmy Hayes
6Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Brandon Carlo
4Adam McQuaid
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Colin Miller
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin