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Brandon Carlo Returns To Practice For Bruins; Only One Player Remains In COVID-19 Protocol

BOSTON (CBS) -- The Boston Bruins are nearly whole again. Defenseman Brandon Carlo returned to the practice ice on Wednesday, leaving just one Boston player on in NHL COVID-19 Protocol.

That one player is forward Charlie Coyle, who landed in protocol on Sunday. The Bruins were able to return to practice earlier this week after being shut down through Christmas back on Dec. 18 amid a COVID-19 outbreak on the team.

The Bruins shared some footage of Carlo putting in some work at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton on Wednesday:

Boston has had six games postponed due to the team's COVID-19 issues, one of several teams to be impacted by the pandemic this season. The NHL has postponed 70 games this season because of outbreaks among teams.

The 14-10-2 Bruins are set to return to action on Jan. 1 with a home game against the Buffalo Sabres.

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