Adam McQuaid will be in the lineup for the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night (8:00 p.m.; TV/Radio: Versus/WBZ-FM 98.5 The Sports Hub).
McQuaid is taking the place of injured center Patrice Bergeron, who suffered from a concussion during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Philadelphia Flyers but skated for the first time since the injury before Boston's morning skate on Saturday.
In nine postseason games, McQuaid has three assists, 10 hits, 13 blocks, seven shots on goal and a plus/minus of plus-4. McQuaid had three goals and 12 assists in 67 regular season game for the Bruins.
McQuaid, who was taken with the 55th overall pick in the second round of the 2005 NHL Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets, has played two NHL seasons, both of which were in Boston. In his rookie season in 1009-10, McQuaid had one goal and 17 blocks in 19 games.