• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Bruins centre Bergeron returns to lineup after missing 2 games with a concussion

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron speaks to reporters in the locker room at TD Garden in Boston Friday, April 22, 2011. Bergeron is getting close to returning from a concussion.The team is re-evaluating Bergeron's status for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against Tampa Bay on Thursday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola

Zoom Image

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron speaks to reporters in the locker room at TD Garden in Boston Friday, April 22, 2011. Bergeron is getting close to returning from a concussion.The team is re-evaluating Bergeron's status for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against Tampa Bay on Thursday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola

TAMPA, Fla. - Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron was in the lineup for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games because of a concussion.

The team re-evaluated Bergeron's status for the game against Tampa Bay on Thursday night following the pre-game skate, in which the alternate captain took part.

Bruins coach Claude Julien said Bergeron is "feeling pretty good." Bergeron had been sidelined since getting injured in the finale of the second-round series against Philadelphia when he was hit by Claude Giroux.

Bergeron had two goals and 10 assists in 11 playoff games this season before getting hurt.

"He brings a lot to the table, offensively and defensively," Boston captain Zdeno Chara said.

Also, Lightning defenceman Pavel Kubina was scratched for Game 3. Kubina, out since the first game of the conference semifinals against Washington, when his head went into the glass on a hit, has not resumed practising.

More Stories

Ron Ellis, Dennis Hull to be honoured at gala fundraiser for concussion research

TORONTO - Ron Ellis wasn't sure about being the co-star of a fundraising dinner but was quickly...

Panthers top pick Aaron Ekblad ready to get back to work after concussion

TORONTO - Aaron Ekblad is getting back to work. The first overall draft pick of the Florida...

Three concussion lawsuits filed by ex-NHL players consolidated under 1 judge

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries...

Panthers' Ekblad leaves Canadian world junior camp with concussion

BROSSARD, Que. - Aaron Ekblad suffered a concussion in Canada's world junior exhibition game...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Will the Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen agree on a contract before the start of the regular season?




Contests

Our Partners