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Jonathan Toews is on the Blackhawks' bench but not playing after taking this hit from Johnny Boychuk during the second period of Game 5 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins (Toews continued to play in the 2nd but has not yet played in the 3rd)... And after suffering an unknown injury that kept Patrice Bergeron on the bench for the second half of the second period, we received this news regarding the Bruins forward at the start of the third period: As @ScottOake just reported. P. Bergeron had a stretcher waiting for him but he didn't use it. Walked to the ambulance on his own. #CBC — Andi Petrillo (@andipHNIC) June 23, 2013 Update: Patrice Bergeron has been taken to a local hospital in Chicago for observation. There is no further update at this time. ^BB — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) June 23, 2013
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Patrice Bergeron was apparently injured in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, but the severity of it was unknown as he sat out for much of the second period. Now, it appears that Bergeron was seriously enough hurt that he required some additional attention.
According to the B’s, Bergeron left the United Center via ambulance. He will be taken for observation at a nearby hospital....
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...
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...
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...
Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews entered the zone on a one on two and made moves around Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand and Torey Krug and as he cut to the middle he was leveled by Johnny Boychuk. Boychuk gave him two solid forearms to the side of the head but was not penalized on the play. Toews seemed shaken up and finished the period, but has not returned in the third...
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...
credit: usa today
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.”
Johnny Boychuk will be on the ice on Monday night.
The Bruins defenseman will not face supplemental discipline for his hit on Jonathan Toews, as first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN. Boychuk hit Toews high midway through the second period. Toews came out of the game and did not return. His injury was described as “upper body.”
The hit did not draw a penalty on the ice. It was...
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...
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara didn’t have his best game of the postseason on Wednesday night when the Blackhawks evened up the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece.
Two days later, it sounds like the Blackhawks are taking all the credit.
Chicago’s captain Jonathan Toews seemed to have gained some confidence after scoring his first goal of the series. in that 6-5 overtime win...
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
— 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...
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...
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 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