“Hopefully we can get an agreement done,” Boychuk said. “It’s too bad we’re at where we’re at. But as teammates, you stick together. We’ll get through this. Hopefully we’ll be back sooner than later.”
Seidenberg was the only one of the five to commit to an immediate alternate plan if 2012-13 hits the skids. Yanick Seidenberg, the defenseman’s younger brother, plays for Mannheim in Germany. Dennis Seidenberg said he’d like to play with his brother if dressing for a club other than the Bruins is the only alternative.
“It would be nice to play with him if it gets to that point,” Seidenberg said. “But for now, I haven’t really put enough thought into it to say what I’m going to do.”
* Rask is planning to attend NHLPA meetings in Toronto on Thursday.