Found June 25, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
  During Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins, forward Patrice Bergeron, sustained injuries that were so serious, he had to be hospitalized. Being one of the Bruins best players and unarguably their best performer throughout the playoffs, Bergeron felt compelled to suit up for Game 6, with the team covering up the details of his injury to protect him. Well, it was to no avail as the Bruins succumbed to a late onslaught by the Blackhawks, a team that won its second Stanley Cup in the last four years. And according to Joe Haggerty of CSN, Bergeron’s injuries were pretty bad. Patrice Bergeron said after gm he was playing w/broken rib, torn rib cartilege and he separated shoulder during Game 6 #BruinsTalk #Warrior — Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) June 25, 2013 Hockey dudes are legit tough, they don’t even bat an eyelid when they get their teeth knocked out, so this isn’t entirely shocking but it is definitely admirable. I would feel bad for Bergeron, but he was solely responsible for sending the Maple Leafs home in the most devastating way possible in Game 7 of the first round.

Bergeron played through injuries

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron epitomized the toughness of hockey players on Monday night by playing Game 6 with a myriad of serious injuries.


Bergeron has 'small hole' in his lung

After playing through Game 6 with a shocking litany of injuries, it was reportedly discovered afterward that Patrice Bergeron had a "small hole" in his lung.

Patrice Bergeron Still Under Observation at Hospital After Suffering Injuries in Stanley Cup Final

Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron won’t be at the team’s break-up day on Wednesday at TD Garden. That’s because he’s in the hospital. The team announced Wednesday morning that Bergeron would be absent because he’s been at the hospital since after the Bruins’ loss in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Bergeron has “been under observation” since the conclusion of Monday...

Patrice Bergeron Proves Once Again to Be a Warrior, Heart and Soul of Bruins Team

BOSTON — Patrice Bergeron was bruised, battered and all sorts of banged up when he spoke to the media after the Bruins ’3-2 loss to the Blackhawks, but it’s clear his most painful injury was a broken heart and a crushed soul. Bergeron took the ice on Monday, playing with a broken rib, torn cartilage and some pulled muscles. As if those injuries weren’t enough, he also happened...

Bruins F Bergeron being observed for lung puncture

Patrice Bergeron has a punctured lung and is at a Boston-area hospital for observation. The Bruins forward was admitted Monday night, after Boston lost to Chicago, 3-2, in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden - a defeat which ended the season. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Claude Julien addressed Bergeron's status Wednesday, the same day they held...

'Hawks' Toews, B's Bergeron in lineup

Chicago Blackhawks captain Patrick Toews and Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron -- who both missed time in Game 5 because of injury -- were back in the lineup for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Monday. The Blackhawks lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and could clinch their second Cup in four years with a victory. Toews was on the bench for the third period of...

Patrice Bergeron Played Through Broken Rib, Torn Cartilage, Separated Shoulder in Game 6

Bruins fans knew Patrice Bergeron was hurting heading into Game 6 on Monday, but the center revealed that his injuries were even more serious than most speculated. Bergeron told reporters after the Bruins’ 3-2 loss to the Blackhawks that he entered the night with a broken rib and torn cartilage in his rib cage, and that he also suffered a separated shoulder during the game. The...

Patrice Bergeron suffering from broken rib, torn cartilage, separated shoulder & punctured lung

  The Bruins didn’t win the Stanley Cup despite the fact that one of their players is apparently superhuman. News leaked following Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final that Bruins center and alternate captain Patrice Bergeron had been playing with various (and very serious) injuries, including a broken rib, torn cartilage, a separated shoulder and a punctured lung. Bergeron suffered...

Patrice Bergeron Has ‘Small Hole in His Lung,’ Not Likely Punctured During Game

Patrice Bergeron has been called many things, but the term “warrior” continues to surface, and, rightfully so – with all due respect to our men and women in the military. Bergeron was not only playing through a broken rib, torn cartilage and a separated shoulder during the Stanley Cup Final but it was revealed by Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli that the B’s center...

Patrice Bergeron played through broken rib, torn cartilage, separated shoulder

Patrice Bergeron is known as the heart and soul of the Boston Bruins for a number of reasons. One of them is his toughness, and that quality was on full display during his team’s loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in what turned out to be the final game of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday [...]

Bruins Beat: Patrice Bergeron Has Been In Hospital Since End Of Stanley Cup Final

(PHOTO: Twitter) Bruins fans have know for years that Patrice Bergeron has been a warrior, a leader. However, no one knew that he was a true Superman. Sorry Clark Kent, Patrice Bergeron is the real “Man Of Steel”. Forget speeding bullets, all he did was play Game Six with the following injuries: broken rib torn cartilage separated shoulder CBS Sports: The Boston Bruins...

Ty Anderson: Do or Die in Boston

As the Boston Bruins prep for a must-win Game 6 at the TD Garden, the status of Boston center and alternate captain Patrice Bergeron remains unknown. Taken to a Chicago hospital (and spending the night there) after skating just two shifts in the second period of the Bruins' Game 5 loss at the United Center, there's just no way to accurately measure the enormity of any absence...

Patrice Bergeron out, Jonathan Toews in for morning skate

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews participated in Monday’s morning skate session, while Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron did not. Towes did not play in the third period of Chicago’s Game 5 win Saturday because of an upper-body injury.  Blackhawks coach Joel 

Key injuries might leave huge holes

Jonathan Toews is "doing much better." Patrice Bergeron is "day-to-day." The questions about Marian Hossa and Nathan Horton have subsided, even though both are likely still hurting. Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final could come down to which team is healthier Monday night at TD Garden, although -- as is often the case this time of year -- it's difficult to judge...

The SCF Battle Continues Monday

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, So Monday night, the Stanley Cup will be waiting in the wings for the Chicago Blackhawks, who have a chance to win it for the second time in four years, even as Chicago’s captain, Jonathan Toews, and Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins are questionable for the game because of injuries sustained Saturday in a 3-1 Blackhawks victory...
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