Found August 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Patrice Bergeron said he is currently at "95 percent" healthy in his return from a host of physical ailments that he suffered during the Stanley Cup Final including the punctured lung that landed him in the hospital. Bergeron spoke at a press conference along with four other members of the Team Canada orientation team at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park on Sunday afternoon. "I feel pretty good" Bergeron said. "I'm pretty much at 95 percent." Bergeron said he is confident that he'll be ready for training camp and that he'll "definitely" be ready for the start of the season in October. The Bruins center sustained a broken rib and torn cartilage during the Final against the Chicago Blackhawks. In Game 6 of that series Bergeron also separated his shoulder and it was later found that his lung had been punctured. Bergeron spent three days in the hospital after the Bruins season ended. Bergeron isn't the only per...

Bruins Beat: Immerse Yourselves In 226 Seconds Of Patrice Bergeron Brilliance (VIDEO)

(ART: DeRoy Designs) Bruins fans everywhere know how much Patrice Bergeron means. “Bergy” embodies what being a Boston Bruin is all about. He is the symbol of selflessness and sacrifice as he played through a plethora of injuries this past post-season. He is the face of the franchise and will be the next captain of the Black & Gold when Zdeno Chara hangs them up. So Bruins...

Boston Bruin Bits: Peter Chiarelli named Canada GM

Photo courtesy of Boston Bruins It appears that the Boston Bruins will have another representative at the 2014 Winter Olympics.  Peter Chiarelli normally wearing the general manager hat for the Black and Gold was added to Team Canada’s Olympic management staff. The announcement was made official on Sunday as 46 Olympic hopefuls met in Calgary for a three-day orientation. Chiarelli...

Bruins Beat: Brad Marchand’s Workout Regimen Will Make You ACHE For Hockey (VIDEO)

// // Most people thought Bruins forward Brad Marchand’s workout regimen consisted of punching a Sedin sister in the face, not true. He has been training his ass off with hockey coach JP MacCallum. Check out this video of Marchand and other Halifax hockey players partaking in Power Training…. I don’t know about you but I have a craving to pull a plow and use a sledgehammer...

Jarome Iginla Takes Ice in Bruins Jersey for First Time Among Handful of Players at Informal Practice (Photo)

Bruins training camp officially opens a week from Wednesday, but a handful of B’s were back on the practice Tuesday to get some work in. The Black and Gold hit the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., on Tuesday morning for captain’s practices. A bunch of Bruins were in attendance, including the biggest of the club’s big-name summer acquisitions. Future Hall...

Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand on Same Line as Team Canada Has Street-Hockey Style Practice (Photos)

No ice? No problem. Hockey Canada didn’t need ice to begin its preparations for the Sochi Olympics on Monday as the hopefuls played a little street-hockey at orientation in Calgary. Head coach Mike Babcock wanted to run some walk-throughs on the Olympic-sized 200-by-100-foot rink, but because of insurance issues, not all players were able to skate. Instead, they tossed on some...

Gregory Campbell autograph session, injury-related photos not accepted

So Gregory Campbell is having an autograph sesson next month at Sports Authority in Braintree. But he won't sign everything... Love the line that says Campbell will not sign any photos related to his injury. Can't say that we blame him. Still an amusing line. S/T to Garrett for this one.

Bruins Home Game Tickets Going on Sale Friday, Sept. 6

Individual tickets for all Boston Bruins home games will go on sale Friday, Sept. 6, at 11 a.m. After a lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign, the Bruins will play a full 82-game schedule this season, beginning Oct. 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning at TD Garden. The B’s will play four of their first five games at home — including two against new division rival Detroit — and host...

Ty Anderson: Was Iginla snubbed by Team Canada?

It’s entirely possible that all six members of the Boston Bruins’ top two lines could be playing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia this upcoming February. First line center David Krejci is a lock for the Czech Republic. The same can be said for Loui Eriksson (Sweden), Patrice Bergeron (Canada), and Canadian wingers Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic bring a physical...

2013-14 NHL Season Preview: Boston Bruins

This 2013-14 NHL Season Preview features Stanley Cup Finalists Boston Bruins. Boston’s 2012-13 was a season of close calls. They were beaten by one point for the Northeast division title by the Montreal Canadiens, they barely squeaked by the Toronto Maple Leafs in their first round playoff match-up, needing a record comeback to do it, and they were a little over a minute from sending...

Bruins Beat: B’s Players Take Court Not Ice For Team Canada Ball Hockey Practice (PHOTOS)

(PHOTO: Twitter) Members of the Boston Bruins took the court not the ice for Team Canada practice. According to Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe, Team Canada couldn’t take the ice due to insurance issues. So what is the next best thing…ball or street hockey as we call it down here in the States. Bruins coach Claude Julien was on the ice court for practice as well. Claude...
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