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By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
Patrice Bergeron will take to the ice tonight at TD Garden for warm ups leading up to Game 6 in which the Blackhawks will try to capture their second Stanley Cup on enemy ice in the last three years. Whether or not Bergeron will play beyond warm ups is yet to be known.
Brad Marchand will be in the Bruins lineup tonight. Whether or not it’s the Brad Marchand the Bruins need to help force a game seven though, is yet to be seen.
Marchand has seen his share of ups and down through the postseason as far as his productivity is concerned, but nothing as bad as it has been through the first five games against Chicago.
In their seven game series against Vancouver back in 2010-2011, Marchand collected five goals en route to Boston winning their first Stanley Cup since the 1970’s but his performance this time around has not been nearly as successful. After a slow start against the Maple Leafs in the opening round of the Playoffs, Marchand found his way ...
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Bruins center Patrice Bergeron epitomized the toughness of hockey players on Monday night by playing Game 6 with a myriad of serious injuries.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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.
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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 “Patrice Bergeron has been taken to a local hospital in Chicago for observation.”
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 [...]
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...
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...
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 isn’t contagious, as neither Boston teams could really afford many more missing men.
NESN Nation’s 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 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...