December 06, 2011
He's going to make mistakes, on and off the ice. His general manager said he made one, and now it's cost him a game.
Seguin was a healthy scratch on Tuesday night as the Bruins played at the Winnipeg Jets for what GM Peter Chiarelli called an "honest mistake": Missing a mandatory team breakfast and meeting on Tuesday morning.
"He's had a couple of instances before," said the GM. "I don't see it as a problem. I see it as a young player who sometimes forgets to set his alarm. We gave him a couple of passes (in the past). It's a young kid who's learning to be a pro — and is a heck of a player."
How did he take it? "Not good," said Chiarelli. "But he understands there is a set of team rules and everyone plays by the rules."