After discussing at length the new addition of forward Jarome Iginla to the Boston Bruins, general manager Peter Chiarelli said the team is also "very close" on finalizing contract extension for forward Patrice Bergeron and goaltender Tuukka Rask.
Speaking for the first time since he was admitted to the hospital after Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals, Boston Bruins assistant captain Patrice Bergeron gave a detailed timeline of the numerous injuries he suffered against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered a partially torn oblique muscle in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round series against the Washington Capitals and said Friday that he had played despite a considerable amount of pain.
For the first time since he suffered a groin/abdominal injury on March 3, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask will dress as the backup for Game 6 of the Boston Bruins' quarterfinal series against the Washington Capitals.
Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron and defenseman Joe Corvo both suffered undisclosed injuries during the Bruins' 4-3 loss in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals Saturday at TD Game.
As much as it was a relief for the Boston Bruins to have Patrice Bergeron back in the lineup for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night, it was even more encouraging when he woke up symptom-free Friday morning.
The Boston Bruins received an emotional boost with the return of Patrice Bergeron to the lineup for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night at St. Pete Times Forum.