Adam McQuaid RUMORS & NEWS

  • Adam McQuaid is close to rejoining Bruins

    Boston Globe "Finally, help will arrive soon for the Bruins’ defense corps, and here’s the kind of guy they’re about to add, by the eye of coach Claude Julien: “When you talk about a solid defensive defenseman, he is that. Not only that, he gives us that toughness we like from our group. We have missed that..." February 06

  • McQuaid back on practice ice after lengthy absence

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid was skating on his own for the past three days, but took a step up on Thursday while hopping on the ice for Bruins morning skate with his teammates at the First Niagara Center. Clearly, the rangy, rugged defenseman is at least a few days away from even entertaining a return date to..." February 04

  • Krejci, McQuaid not likely to return soon

    CSN New England "While the door was left open at the start of Boston’s current five-game road trip, it doesn’t sound like injured Bruins players David Krejci or Adam McQuaid will be rejoining the B’s in their final two games against the Flyers and Sabres. The Bruins have taken three of a possible six points on the..." January 13

  • Bruins place Adam McQuaid on IR, call up David Pastrnak

    Boston Herald "The Bruins suffered another setback to their roster on Tuesday night when defenseman Adam McQuaid was injured on a hit by Capitals forward Zach Sill. Today, the Bruins put McQuaid on injured reserve with an upper body injury, further depleting their ranks as they set off on a critical five-game..." January 07

  • NHL reviewing Sill hit that injured McQuaid

    CSN New England "Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid was knocked out of Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals thanks to a vicious hit from behind by Washington’s Zach Sill, which is now being reviewed by the NHL Department of Player Safety. The incident took place in the middle of the second period,..." January 06

  • Bruins sign McQuaid to four-year contract

    CSN New England "Having lost one of their defensemen earlier in the day, the Bruins apparently have retained another when they reportedly re-signed Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal. According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the deal is worth an Annual Average Value of $2.75 million. More to come . . . " June 26

  • Bruins interested in bringing back McQuaid

    CSN New England "Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has plenty on his plate leading the Original Six franchise and one of those items is the July 1 free agency date bearing down on him. Sweeney had a handful of potential UFAs following last season and laid out a bit of his plans moving forward with each of them on..." June 19

  • McQuaid ‘can’t picture’ not being with Bruins

    CSN New England "The Bruins face a number of decisions with their free agents, and perhaps the toughest will be upcoming unrestricted free agent Adam McQuaid. The B’s already informed Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell on Monday that they wouldn’t be re-signed in Boston, and it’s difficult to see circumstances..." April 14

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Dallas's Antoine Roussel will have a hearing Thursday morning for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid.

  • McQuaid practices, nears return for Bruins

    CSN New England "The Bruins got one step closer to full health with Adam McQuaid nearing his return. “I felt pretty good out there today,” said McQuaid. “The shot is coming along better, getting the feel for the puck, and just getting into the flow of things. It’s definitely close. Every day there’s been pretty..." January 02

  • Bruins have options despite McQuaid's injury

    CSN New England "The revolving door of Bruins defensemen doesn’t appear to be stopping its swing back and forth at any point soon. Just as Kevan Miller is approaching a return to the Bruins line, the B’s lost big, rangy defenseman Adam McQuaid to a right hand/wrist injury in their 2-0 win over the St. Louis..." November 19

  • Adam McQuaid Out 6-8 Weeks With Broken Thumb "Boston Bruins General Manager announced today, November 19, that defenseman Adam McQuaid will be out six to eight weeks with a broken thumb. The injury was sustained on November 18, during the Bruins/Blues game at TD Garden. " November 19

  • Bruins’ Adam McQuaid hopes injuries are all behind him

    Boston Globe "The qualifier was there, and it loomed over the statement. Asked about his defensive rotation Wednesday, Bruins coach Claude Julien said, “A top-four role, I think there’s a lot of guys that can play in those roles. Torey Krug is a good defenseman, so is Adam McQuaid, when he’s healthy.” And..." October 11

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    Matt Kalman @TheBruinsBlog

    McQuaid out 8 weeks after ankle surgery.

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Adam McQuaid will be shut down for 2-3 weeks.

  • McQuaid’s injury might impact Bruins trade plans

    Boston Herald "Bruins' GM Peter Chiarelli may be in the market for not just one defenseman, but possibly two by Wednesday's trade deadline. Coach Claude Julien said today before the Bruins-Rangers game at Madison Square Garden that defenseman Adam McQuaid, who missed his 30th game of the season last night..." March 03

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    Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin

    Setback for Adam McQuaid. Probably out for the weekend, per Julien.

  • McQuaid still questionable for Saturday's game

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid is still no lock to get back into the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Washington Capitals at TD Garden. McQuaid missed the nine games prior to the Olympic break with a leg injury suffered in a Jan. 19 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, and also wasn’t ready for Wednesday night’s..." February 28

  • McQuaid 'doubtful' for Wednesday night vs. Sabres

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid hasn’t missed a day of practice since the Bruins starting skating together again on Feb. 19, but it looks like he might have to wait at least one game for his return. Claude Julien called McQuaid’s availability for Wednesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres as “borderline”, and..." February 26

  • McQuaid injured, to be evaluated further

    CSN New England "The Bruins have experienced severe difficulty keeping their defensemen healthy and upright all season, and that remains the case after watching Adam McQuaid go down midway through Sunday’s matinee. McQuaid came out of the game halfway through the second period, and never returned in a 3-2 shootout..." January 20

  • McQuaid travels to Nashville, is a 'possibility'

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid has missed the entire month of December after re-aggravating a groin injury, but the rugged defenseman might just make his return Monday night against the Nashville Predators. McQuaid has missed nine games in December after missing eight games last month with the injury, but he’s been..." December 23

  • McQuaid skated with team, making progress

    CSN New England "In what's been the land of the walking wounded over the last few weeks, Adam McQuaid is one player making steady progress from the lower-body injury that’s dogged him over the last couple of months. McQuaid began skating on his own last week, but rejoined his B’s teammates in a skate for the..." December 17

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Adam McQuaid (lower body) ruled out for tomorrow night vs. Montreal. Won't be making the trip with the rest of the Bruins team #BruinsTalk

  • Julien: McQuaid, Krug 'day-to-day'

    CSN New England "Both Torey Krug and Adam McQuaid were missing from the B’s practice ice on Tuesday morning, and are “day-to-day” leading up to Thursday night’s game against the Montreal Canadiens, according to coach Claude Julien. McQuaid has re-aggravated a lower-body injury believed to be a groin issue that..." December 03

  • Status of Bruins' Seidenberg, McQuaid still uncertain

    Boston Herald "Injured Bruins defensemen Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid traveled with the team to Detroit yesterday and will take part in the morning skate. One, both or neither could play tonight. Seidenberg (lower-body injury) is doubtful; McQuaid is probably more likely to return after missing eight..." November 27

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Adam McQuaid not in tonight, as he continues to recover from his lower-body injury. Kevan Miller expected to make his #NHL debut ^CS

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Coach said Adam McQuaid is still day-to-day. "he's not skating now because he's not capable of it" ^CS

  • Deciphering the misperceptions of McQuaid

    CSN New England "He doesn't always speak, but he's carefully listening. He doesn't always look engaged, but he's so zoned in he's blocking out everything around him. He doesn't always appear to have a lighthearted side, but he prefers to keep it away from the rink. He doesn't always show his emotions,..." November 11

  • Bruins lose McQuaid with lower body injury

    CSN New England "It certainly wasn’t good news for anybody when Adam McQuaid was lost for the game after logging just 44 seconds of ice time Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The rangy stay-at-home defenseman had skated all of two shifts with the first one resulting in a fight with Toronto tough guy..." November 10

  • McQuaid scores in return from healthy scratch

    CSN New England "Apparently Claude Julien has found a way to wring some extra offensive production out of his defensemen corps. Sit one of them out a game as a healthy scratch and then insert that player back into the lineup for some instant old fashioned goal-scoring. Dougie Hamilton returned from being a..." October 20

  • McQuaid ready to start season at full strength

    CSN New England "It should be a little different for Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid heading into the upcoming training camp after the last couple of years. Two years ago McQuaid had a mysterious illness that knocked him out for the first game of the season and left him weakened for the first few weeks of the..." September 10

  • Hit’s behind Adam McQuaid

    Boston Herald "For Adam McQuaid, the issue is over. The Bruins defenseman, the recipient of a between-the-numbers hit from the Penguins’ Matt Cooke in the second period of Saturday’s Game 1, didn’t pass much judgment on the fact that there was no hearing and no suspension for Cooke. The Pittsburgh winger..." June 03

  • Penguins' Cooke ejected after hit on McQuaid "The Matt Cooke storyline in the Eastern Conference Final got amplified in Game 1 on Saturday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward was ejected from what turned into a 3-0 Boston Bruins victory early in the second period following his hit on defenseman Adam McQuaid into the boards from..." June 02

  • Crosby, Harding, McQuaid finalists for Masterton "Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding and Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid have been named finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to "the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance,..." May 14

  • McQuaid named B's nominee for Masterton Trophy

    CSN New England "Unrelenting perseverance and unwavering courage through serious injury is something that’s almost rote in NHL circles, where hockey players pride themselves on being able to play through anything. Unfortunately Adam McQuaid has had to prove that hockey truth over and over again this season..." April 23

  • Recovering McQuaid may be ready to return to practice next week

    CSN New England "Adam McQuaid is still skating on his own as he works his way back from a shoulder strain suffered on March 11 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but the rugged, hard-hitting defenseman may return to full practice next week. The Bruins defenseman was expected to miss up to six weeks when the..." April 05

  • Adam McQuaid Has Shoulder Strain, May Miss 3-4 Weeks

    NESN "The Bruins’ injury issues continued Tuesday night and right into Wednesday. B’s general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Wednesday that defenseman Adam McQuaid has a strained right shoulder, and the defenseman could be out 3-4 weeks. McQuaid left Tuesday’s loss to the Winnipeg Jets in the first..." March 20

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    Joe Haggerty @

    Per the Bruins, defenseman Adam McQuaid out 3-4 weeks with a shoulder strain. Headed back to Boston for treatment

  • McQuaid closes in on full recovery

    Boston Herald "It is nothing spectacular, mind you. Spectacular is not exactly Adam McQuaid’s style. But sure enough, the rangy Bruins defenseman is starting to look like his old self, which is pretty remarkable in itself. McQuaid’s availability for this season came into question when a blood clot was..." February 12