Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/26/13

TORONTO - SEPTEMBER 16: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during their NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on September 16, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
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 person with Bruins ties at the Team Canada orientation camp. General manager Peter Chiarelli was "officially" added to the management team on Sunday and Claude Julien is an associate coach. Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand are both on the roster vying for spots on the final Olympic team that will compete in Sochi Russia in February.
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