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Claude Julien: Guys have to step up

Updated: May 9, 2011, 1:19 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien decided to give his players the weekend off since they clinched their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a four-game sweep over the Philadelphia Flyers.

The schedule for the Eastern Conference finals matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning still isn't set, but the Bruins will have a couple of days back on the ice to prepare.

Boston will have to move forward without the services of centerman Patrice Bergeron, who is out indefinitely ...

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