Originally posted on CBS Boston:
WILMINGTON (CBS) – The Boston Bruins hit the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington on Friday, unsure if they would be allowed back in when the weekend hits.
With an NHL lockout looming – set for midnight Saturday night if the two sides can’t reach an agreement on a new CBA – the Bruins packed up their bags and cleaned out their lockers. Although they will continue to skate as a team, in hopes of starting the season on time, it won’t be in the team facilities they practice at throughout the season.
“It doesn’t feel weird at all,” said B’s Captain Zdeno Chara. “We do this every day and it’s just going to be in a different facility.”
“You just get ready in case it happens,” said fellow defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. “You never know, one day one side moves closer to the other and things get moving. Right…
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