Carlo out for Bruins in Game 4 against Islanders
- Brandon Carlo is out with an unspecified injury for the Boston Bruins against the New York Islanders in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Second Round on Saturday (7:15 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).
- They finished the game with five defensemen after Carlo was injured on a hit by Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck 6:06 into the third period.
- Carlo, who is day to day, has no points in eight games in the playoffs and is second on Boston averaging 22:30 in ice time after averaging 18:43 and scoring four points (three goals, one assist) in 27 regular-season games.
- Tinordi played in Game 5 of the first round against the Washington Capitals and has played 10 Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Montreal Canadiens (five in 2012-13), Nashville Predators (four in 2019-20) and Bruins.
- McAvoy played a game-high 29:11 Thursday, including 10:52 in the third period and 2:14 of the 3:36 in overtime, and leads the Bruins averaging 27:06 in ice time in the playoffs.
- Clifton has averaged 18:16 in ice time in seven games, mostly on Boston's third pair, since beginning the playoffs as a healthy scratch. .
- McAvoy is third in scoring among defensemen in the playoffs with eight points (one goal, seven assists), one behind Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche (nine points; two goals, seven assists) and two behind Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who has 10 points (10 assists)
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