WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien decided to give his players the weekend off after they clinched their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a four-game sweep over the Philadelphia Flyers.
There’s still no definite schedule for when their Eastern Conference finals matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning will begin, but the Bruins will have a couple of days back on the ice to prepare.
The Bruins will have to move forward without the services of centerman Patrice Bergeron, who is out indefinitely with a mild concussion he suffered early in the third period of Game 4 on Friday at TD Garden.
Julien talked about how the team will deal with Bergeron's injury Sunday morning: