Chris Kelly RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Kelly to Miss 6-8 Months with Broken Femur "STATEMENT FROM BRUINS GENERAL MANAGER DON SWEENEY REGARDING BRUINS FORWARD CHRIS KELLY "Chris sustained a left femur fracture in the first period of the Bruins/Stars game on Tuesday, November 3 and was transported to Mass General Hospital. He will undergo surgery on Wednesday, November 4 at..." November 04

  • Bruins' Chris Kelly suffers leg injury in awkward fall to ice

    CBS Sports "Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly's opening shift in Tuesday night's game against the Dallas Stars is one he'd probably like to forget. It wasn't that he played poorly, but it appears that he suffered a fairly serious (and painful) leg injury after falling awkwardly. It's difficult to tell..." November 03

  • Kelly 'felt good' in return to Bruins practice

    CSN New England "Chris Kelly essentially had a long weekend off from work, and reported for practice duty on Wednesday at Bruins practice after missing the last two games with an undisclosed injury. Kelly donned a white practice jersey and skated with Matt Fraser, Seth Griffith and Reilly Smith on a line expected..." November 27

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    Peter Chiarelli issued updates: both Milan Lucic (right wrist) and Chris Kelly (back) underwent successful surgery, will be ready for camp

  • Kelly, Hamilton don't make the trip for B's

    CSN New England "It wouldn’t be a road trip for the Bruins if there weren’t a couple of players left behind to let their injuries continue to heal. So, both Chris Kelly and Dougie Hamilton didn’t get on the Wednesday afternoon Bruins charter headed for Dallas, and both players will miss the next two road games..." January 16

  • Bruins place Kelly on injured reserve "Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly was placed on long-term injured reserve Sunday with a fractured right fibula. He was injured in the second period of the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Kelly is one of several Bruins who will be out..." December 08

  • Bruins Chris Kelly suffers broken ankle, won't travel with team

    SB Nation "Boston called up Matt Fraser and Ryan Spooner from the AHL. The casualties from Saturday's roughhousing match in Boston keep piling up. The latest is Bruins forward Chris Kelly, who suffered a broken ankle, according to TSN's Darren Dreger, and won't travel with the team to Toronto on..." December 08

  • Chris Kelly rediscovers scoring touch

    Boston Herald "Hockey is a game of inches full of heartbreak and heroes. Chris Kelly has been on both sides of the equation. Last season was tough on the Bruins center. After scoring a career-high 20 goals in 2011-12 Kelly finished with three in the strike-shortened 2012-13 season. He added two goals in the..." October 04

  • Paille with Kelly and Seguin lift B’s to win

    Boston Herald "Claude Julien couldn’t have been blamed if he wanted to change his entire team after the first period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final last night. It might have been the most wretched 20 minutes of hockey the Bruins have played in this postseason. It was right there, in fact, with the worst..." June 16

  • Kelly, Bergeron find success smothering Crosby

    CSN New England "Sidney Crosby has been utterly shut down in two games of the Eastern Conference Finals against Boston. He is scoreless in each of the first two games, and has exhibited frustration while turning pucks over at an uncharacteristically high rate since his little scuffle with Zdeno Chara at the end..." June 05

  • Kelly: We haven't accomplished anything yet

    CSN New England "Most of the Bruins had little or no idea that the New York Rangers planned on sitting Brad Richards as a healthy scratch for Game 4 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, and none knew that tough guy Arron Asham will also be watching from the MSG press box. But none of the Bruins players..." May 23

  • Kelly, Peverley know they need to be better

    CSN New England "Just as they struggled during the regular season to find their game, their production and some way to really contribute to the Bruins team effort to win hockey games, the third line is again struggling for Boston in the playoffs. Whether it’s been Jaromir Jagr, Kaspars Daugavins or Tyler Seguin..." May 21

  • Chris Kelly front and center

    Boston Herald "Bruins center Chris Kelly returned to the lineup last night after missing a month with a broken tibia. And all things considered, he was pleased with the outcome. “Surprisingly, my wind was pretty good, and I thought throughout the course of the game I felt pretty good the entire night,” said..." April 09

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    Chris Kelly says that he's been medically cleared to play, and he'll be good to go tonight vs the Hurricanes

  • B's Kelly looks to return from leg injury this week

    CSN New England "Chris Kelly took another encouraging step forward on Sunday as he slid back into his customary spot centering the third line, and had Tyler Seguin and Daniel Paille on either side of him. Kelly has missed 14 games with a broken left tibia and wasn’t ready to play Saturday night against the..." April 08

  • Chris Kelly expected back in Bruins lineup tonight

    Boston Herald "Unless something unexpected happens, Chris Kelly will make his return to the lineup tonight as the Bruins try to get back on the winning track against the fading Carolina Hurricanes, who have won just one game in their last 12 and are eight points out of a playoff spot. The Bruins held an..." April 08

  • Chris Kelly optimistic for return to ice

    Boston Herald "Even though a broken left tibia has all but ended his regular season, Bruins center Chris Kelly still seems ready to take a look on the bright side of life. The always sunny alternate captain, who was injured in a collision with Ottawa forward Chris Neil on Monday, is out indefinitely. Kelly..." March 16

  • Bruins’ Chris Kelly out indefinitely with broken tibia

    Boston Globe "On Monday, in the town where he played most of his NHL games, Chris Kelly suffered the most significant injury of his career. The Bruins center broke his left tibia at 0:42 of the second period of the Bruins’ 3-2 shootout win over the Senators at Ottawa’s Scotiabank Place. Kelly is out..." March 14

  • Chris Kelly out against Pittsburgh

    Boston Globe "The Bruins’ third line had just found its rhythm. Last Saturday at TD Garden, Jordan Caron and Rich Peverley assisted on Chris Kelly’s first-period goal. “They found the back of the net,” said Patrice Bergeron. “But they also had some time in the offensive zone by moving their feet, reading off..." March 13

  • Chris Kelly diagnosed with broken left tibia

    Boston Globe "Chris Kelly is out indefinitely because of a broken left tibia. Kelly suffered the injury in the second period of Monday’s 3-2 shootout win over Ottawa. The injury took place when Kelly collided with former Ottawa teammate Chris Neil. Kelly needed help getting off the ice, placing little weight..." March 13

  • Chris Kelly traveling to Pittsburgh after 'accidental' hit to leg

    CSN New England "The Bruins have been remarkably healthy this season, but that good fortune might have finally run out as the NHL schedule starts to get heavy for them. Chris Kelly absorbed a knee-on-knee hit in the second period courtesy of Chris Neil in the neutral zone, and couldn’t put any weight on his..." March 12

  • B's Kelly breaks through for first goal of season

    CSN New England "Chris Kelly has a good sense of humor and is the ultimate team guy, so it was difficult to tell from the outside if going without a goal in the first 14 games of the season was gnawing at the third line center. Thankfully Kelly and the Bruins don’t have to worry about it anymore as the two-way..." February 25

  • Kelly working to hit 'top of his game'

    CSN New England "Perhaps the worst thing that could have happened to Chris Kelly was scoring 20 goals in his first full season with the Boston Bruins. It wasn’t that bad a deal for Kelly, of course. He can put 20-goal scorer down on his NHL resume for the rest of his career and it added a few dollars to his..." February 15

  • Chris Kelly’s goal is to score

    Boston Herald "Goalscoring is not what defines Chris Kelly. The Bruins third line center is an astute two-way player who has a big hand in the B’s top-ranked penalty killing. But just the same, he wouldn’t mind getting goal sometime soon. Kelly, who notched his first 20-goal season last year that helped..." February 15