The Boston Bruins have raised another banner to the rafters at the TD Garden.
Boston forward Patrice Bergeron wasn't surprised how quickly the Stanley Cup finals turned nasty, but he was shocked to feel Canucks counterpart Alex Burrows chomp down on the tip of his finger.
Bruins coach Claude Julien ruled forward Patrice Bergeron out of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Bruins shuffled their lines at practice Monday to adjust to life without Patrice Bergeron.
Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli confirmed Saturday morning that center Patrice Bergeron did indeed suffer a concussion as a result of an open-ice hit he took from Flyers winger Claude Giroux.
Marc Savard and Marco Sturm are making steady progress toward returning, the Bruins said.
Bruins GM Chiarelli: Krejci has a 'moderate' concussion; hit was clean.
The Boston Bruins have signed Patrice Bergeron to a 3-year contract extension.
Bruins Center Marc Savard remains sidelined with post-concussion symptoms.