- James Murphy, Bruins reporter, ESPNBoston.com
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Coach Claude Julien said Monday morning he was "confident" Bergeron would play.
"Patrice will dress for warm-ups tonight, and I'm feeling confident that he'll play," said Julien, whose Bruins trail the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in the best-of-seven finals. On Sunday, Julien described the Bergeron injury as a "body" injury.
The 27-year-old Bergeron was taken to a hospital on Saturday night after injuring himself in the second period of the Bruins' 3-1 loss in Game 5. He flew home with the team Sunday.
"Well, I know Pandolfo is going to be in the warm-up tonight for sure, so is Caron, so we're going to have a few guys out there," Julien said. "And Bergeron is going to be out there, as well. If Bergeron can't go, then I have got some decisions to make. Again, there's a little bit more in the thought process than just picking a guy. I need to make decisions based on what the needs will be for tonight's game."
After Bergeron's injury Saturday night, Carl Soderberg centered the Bruins' second line.