Bruins' Boychuk takes puck to head

Updated: February 6, 2010, 7:26 PM ET
By Matt Kalman | ESPNBoston.com

Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was taken to the hospital after Boston's 3-2 loss to Vancouver Saturday, according to head coach Claude Julien.

Boychuk is not scheduled to travel with the team to Montreal on Sunday.

Boychuk was hit in the left side of the head with a slap shot from Canucks forward Mikael Samuelsson during a first-period penalty kill. He was bloodied and helped off the ice by teammates Blake Wheeler and Zdeno Chara. Boychuk did not return to the game.

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