Bruins Star Reveals Future Plans After Latest Controversy

Published October 24, 2023 at 4:51 PM

After being suspended from team activities for 1 game due to being late for a team meeting, Jake DeBrusk let the media know his future intentions.

DeBrusk Owns Mistake For Missing Team Meeting

DeBrusk was back on the ice Saturday after being sat for 1 game as punishment for being late to a team meeting. He immediately made an impact, assisting on the game-winning goal.

After the game, DeBrusk addressed the media regarding his mistake in being late for the team meeting which caused him to miss the previous game.

«We have a high standard on this team,» DeBrusk said, addressing his tardiness right off the bat. «I broke a team rule, and I understand that there's consequences with that. I own up to it completely. I let the guys down. I wanted to join them in L.A. [on Saturday]. Having to watch really sucked. I felt it. I just wanted to do anything I could to help the team out today in any wayI'm proud to be a Bruin and proud of the standards we have here.»

Many speculated that DeBrusk was not motivated and wanted out of Boston, which explained his tardiness. However, from his comments, it appears that he loves the City of Boston and wants to be here long term.

DeBrusk in Contract Year With the Bruins

DeBrusk's contract with the Bruins is set to expire after this season, which makes the discussion on his commitment to the City all the more relevant. The impactful game against Anaheim was a step in the right direction after a slow start to his contract year.

Zero points through three games, and now Jake DeBrusk is benched for the toughest test the Bruins have faced so far this season. The start of this contract year has gone from bad to worse very quickly

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Bruins Star Reveals Future Plans After Latest Controversy

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