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Adam McQuaid | Defenseman | #54

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (55) / CLM
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Adam McQuaid scored in a 4-2 loss to Toronto in Game 3 on Monday night.
McQuiad got the Bruins on the board early in the second period to tie the game at 1-1. He posted three shots, two blocks and two hits in the contest despite logging just 9:18 of ice time in the match. McQuaid took a puck to the throat area, but he seemed to be OK after the contest. Apr 17 - 10:44 AM

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Adam McQuaid will suit up in Game 1 on Thursday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

That will make Nick Holden a healthy scratch for Boston's playoff opener. There was a spot open on Boston's defense corps because of Brandon Carlo's season-ending injury and McQuaid appears to have claimed it - at least for now.
Apr 11 - 1:12 PM

Adam McQuaid has been competing with Nick Holden for Brandon Carlo's vacant spot on the back end.

McQuaid was in the lineup on Thursday after Holden played alongside Torey Krug on Tuesday night. "Adam's played with Torey," said coach Bruce Cassidy. "Obviously, we're trying to find the right fit there." Boston has two games left on the schedule, so they each could get one more chance to impress before the postseason.
Apr 6 - 9:13 AM

Adam McQuaid will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

McQuaid has one goal and two assists in 35 games this season. This is the first time he'll serve as a healthy scratch since Mar. 13.
Apr 3 - 7:21 PM

The Boston Bruins will scratch Adam McQuaid today.

Head coach Bruce Cassidy announced that McQuaid would be coming out for Nick Holden. Patrice Bergeron (fractured foot), Charlie McAvoy (sprained MCL) and David Backes (suspended) will also miss the game.
Mar 10 - 12:56 PM

Adam McQuaid will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

This is the fourth straight game he'll watch from the press box. He has one goal and one assist in 23 games this season. Noel Acciari will also serve as a healthy scratch in this one.
Mar 6 - 6:46 PM

Adam McQuaid is projected to be a healthy scratch on Saturday.

McQuaid had been playing regularly for the Bruins, but it seems he'll get a game off. He typically hasn't had a big role with the squad as he's averaged just 16:14 minutes per game this season.
Feb 24 - 6:50 PM

Adam McQuaid logged 15:12 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Wednesday night from a broken right fibula.

McQuaid had been ready to play for a couple of weeks, but he had to wait until someone on the back end was unavailable to get back into the lineup. Kevan Miller was absent due an illness against Montreal. McQuaid had four shots and two blocks in his first contest since Oct 19. He also saw 1:34 of penalty kill time, including 1:09 during a 5-on-3.
Jan 18 - 9:02 AM

Adam McQuaid (leg) will play in Wednesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

McQuaid is coming back from a broken right fibula. He hasn't suited up in a game since Oct. 19. McQuaid has no goals, one assist and a minus-3 rating in six games this season.
Jan 17 - 7:14 PM

Adam McQuaid might make his long-awaited return to the lineup on Wednesday night.

McQuaid is available to return from a broken right fibula even though he is still listed on injured reserve. Kevan Miller, who is considered "very doubtful" to play because of an illness, will be a game-time decision.
Jan 17 - 12:17 PM

Adam McQuaid (broken leg) is still listed on injured reserve.

The Bruins like what they have on defense, so there hasn't been a rush to get McQuaid back into the lineup even though he is probably ready to return. He hasn't played since Oct. 19 and he has appeared in just six games this season.
Jan 15 - 9:57 AM

Adam McQuaid (leg) isn't ready to return on Saturday.

McQuaid recently said that he believes he's "pretty close" to returning, but he still needs a bit more time. He last played on Oct. 19.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 01:15:00 PM

Adam McQuaid has been waiting to get back in the lineup from a broken leg.

"I feel like I'm pretty close. I still have the opportunity to get better and better, so that's a good sign. But I'm also antsy to get back in there," said McQuaid. Boston has also been reluctant to change their defense because they have happy with the the way the group has performed.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 08:53:00 AM

Adam McQuaid has recovered from his leg injury.

Despite that, the Bruins don't plan on using McQuaid in Wednesday's game. He last played on Oct. 19.
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 12:02:00 PM

Adam McQuaid (leg) won't play in Saturday's matinee against the Red Wings.

McQuaid has been out of the lineup since Oct. 19 with a broken leg. He's still considered day-to-day at this point.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 12:12:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Riley Nash
4Jordan Szwarz
5Tommy Wingels
6Sean Kuraly
7Colby Cave
8Ryan Donato
LW1Brad Marchand
2Rick Nash
3Jake DeBrusk
4Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2Danton Heinen
3David Backes
4Brian Gionta
5Noel Acciari
6Anders Bjork
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Nick Holden
7Matthew Grzelcyk
8Tommy Cross
9Kevan Miller
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin
3Zane McIntyre