Boston Bruins forwards Craig Smith and Brad Marchand were placed in COVID-19 protocol early Tuesday.

Smith and Marchand go into a 10-day quarantine period, as they’ll will miss six games. They won’t be eligible to return until December 27th against Pittsburgh.

Missing both Smith and Marchand for a six-game period could be costly for the Bruins. Smith was catching fire as of late — scoring three points out of the last five games while Marchand just came back from a suspension.

The Bruins look to continue their five-game point streak on Tuesday against the Las Vegas Golden Knights.

(Photo of Brad Marchand by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

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