Bruins D McQuaid out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid is expected to miss between six and eight weeks with a broken thumb, the team announced Wednesday.

McQuaid, 28, suffered the injury during Tuesday's 2-0 win over St. Louis.

The sixth-year veteran has one goal and one assist in 20 games this season. He missed time last season with a nagging quad injury.