Bruins' costly losses piling up

Facing elimination after Game 5 defeat, Boston might be without Patrice Bergeron

Updated: June 23, 2013, 2:51 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

CHICAGO -- Patrice Bergeron personifies the heart and soul of the Boston Bruins, and if his undisclosed injury forces him to miss any more playing time in the Stanley Cup finals against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Bruins will have an extremely difficult time winning.

If there's one team that can respond, Boston has the character and the personnel to fill the void, but it will be a challenge.

After playing only two shifts for a total of 49 seconds in the second period of Game 5 on Saturday ...

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