The Bruins announced on Saturday that center Patrice Bergeron will be re-evaluated after suffering an upper body injury against the Dallas Stars on Friday night. Bergeron returned to the game after briefly going to the locker room, but sat out on Saturday as the Bruins gutted out a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Bergeron returned ended up totaling just 13 minutes on the ice against Dallas. He looked to be in significant pain at times while playing through the injury, and even got involved in a late scuffle involving the Stars' Radek Faksa and Roman Polak.
Watch a replay of Bergeron's injury below (starts at the 0:41 mark). He appears to hurt his left shoulder as he crashes awkwardly into the boards from a hit by Faksa.
The Bruins announced the update on Bergeron's status in addition to reporting that captain Zdeno Chara (left MCL sprain) would be re-evaluated in four weeks. Defenseman John Moore (lower body) joined Bergeron on the trip back to Boston for his own re-evaluation.
With the B's defense been ravaged by injuries, they certainly can't afford a major injury on their top forward line as well.
Update: Head coach Bruce Cassidy told reporters on Monday that Bergeron won't re-join the team in Detroit when they face the Red Wings on Wednesday.
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