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Bruins’ McAvoy clears protocols, in lineup for Game 5 loss

AP Sports Writer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy made a surprise return to the playoff lineup in Tuesday night’s loss to the Carolina Hurricanes after missing a game due to COVID-19 protocols. McAvoy was a late scratch for Sunday’s Game 4 and was set to join fellow defenseman Hampus Lindholm in being out. Instead, he hopped on a private flight to North Carolina and joined his team for warmups. McAvoy didn’t want to discuss specifics of his illness after the 5-1 loss. He didn’t say when he felt ill, but that he was battling symptoms. 

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