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Bruins fans can release at least a slight gasp of air. Patrice Bergeron was released from the hospital on Saturday night and will be flying back to Boston with the rest of his Bruins teammates. Bergeron suffered an undisclosed injury during Saturday nightâs game against the Blackhawks. He did not come back onto the ice for the third period after sitting for much of the second period. There are conflicting reports about Bergeronâs injury. Nick Kypreos of SportsNet says the center may have suffered a spleen injury. Bob McKenzie of TSN says no one has correctly guessed Bergeronâs injured body part.
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BOSTON â Patrice Bergeron was bruised, battered and all sorts of banged up whenÂ he spoke to the media after the Bruins â3-2 loss to the Blackhawks, but itâs 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 andÂ some pulled muscles. As if those injuries werenât enough, he also happened...
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered some sort of mysterious injury that sidelined him for the second period of Game 5 and forced him to leave the United Center sitting in the back of an ambulance, and Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos reported that Bergeron may have suffered a spleen injury.
Pro Hockey Talk's Joe Yerdon was monitoring early-morning Tweets, and he found...
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...
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 Bruinsâ 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.
Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron was taken to an area hospital for observation during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at United Center on Saturday, the organization confirmed.
The team didn't provide any further details and Bruins coach Claude Julien was similarly short on info minutes after the Blackhawks earned a 3-1 victory to take a 3-2 series lead.
"It was an...
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The Chicago Blackhawks have a 3-2 lead in the NHL Stanely Cup Finals and for the Boston Bruins news got worse as center Patrice Bergeron was taken to a Chicago area hospital during Game 5.
Bergeron was skating gingerly before leaving the game. The Bruins tweeted that âPatrice Bergeron has been taken to a local hospital in Chicago for observation.â
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 teamâs loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in what turned out to be the final game of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday [...]
According to Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos, Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron may have suffered a very painful injury to an internal organ sometime during the Bruins' 3-1 loss to Chicago:
A source told me #Bruins Bergeron may have suffered a spleen injury. Team reported he was taken by ambulance for observation at nearby hosp
â Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) June 23, 2013
Let's start with Saturday night---
Two goals by Patrick Kane and 24 saves by goalie Corey Crawford led the Chicago Blackhawks to the brink of the Stanley Cup Title late Saturday night.
The Hawks now lead the best of 7 series 3-1 and game 5 is Monday in Boston.
The game itself had some interesting stories. Perhaps the most significant is that of Boston forward Patrice...
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews participated in Mondayâs morning skate session, while Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron did not. Towes did not play in the third period of Chicagoâs Game 5 win Saturday because of an upper-body injury.Â Blackhawks coach JoelÂ
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...
Patrice Bergeron was only the tip of the injury iceberg for Boston on Saturday night.
Franklin Morales, Clay Buchholz and Bergeron were all bitten by the injury bug, each to varying degrees. Hopefully, the rash of injuries isnât contagious, as neither Boston teams could really afford many more missing men.
NESN Nationâs Alison Smith and Dan Duquette were looking for silver linings...
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 Chicagoâs 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...
The Globe and Mail's Eric Duhatschek believes that the Stanley Cup Final has been nothing less than "epic," and he believes that it will deliver a conclusion fitting for an abbreviated 2013 season jam-packed with dramatic action:
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...
Chicago is a game away from winning the cup after a 3-1 win with an empty net goal to make the margin of victory look larger than it should have been.Â This series is clearly a battle where stamina and health play a big role in the eventual winner.Â Three games so far have gone to overtime.Â Jonathan Toews and Patrice Bergeron both missed the third period today and it is uncertain...