Boston All-Star forward David Pastrnak is expected to be on the team plane on Sunday when the Bruins travel to hub city Toronto for the Stanley Cup qualifiers and playoffs.
Coach Bruce Cassidy said Saturday that forward Nick Ritchie, who missed the past three practices, also is expected to travel. Forward Ondrej Kase is also expected to join the group.
Pastrnak was ruled “unfit to participate” on July 16. Under the league’s Return to Play Plan, teams cannot reveal a reason for a player’s absence.
Team president Cam Neely said Wednesday, however, that the state of Massachusetts’ regulations for foreign