Boston Bruins Dealt Brutal News Moments Before Game 4

The Boston Bruins will have to take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 without star defenseman Charlie McAvoy after the defenseman was placed into the NHL's COVID protocol list.

The news dropped moments before the warm up as Andy Strickland was one first people to share the news. McAvoy is the Bruins best defenseman and is a huge loss as they look to even the series in front of the home crowd on Sunday.

So far in three Stanley Cup Playoffs game this season, the 24-year-old has registered two points and continues to be a force at both ends of the rink. Let's see how people reacted to the news:

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