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Bergeron and Corvo to take warmups, unsure to play today

Apr 22, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT

Patrice Bergeron, Joe Corvo Getty Images

Bruins coach Claude Julien already has his hands full with trying to get his team to beat Caps goalie Braden Holtby. He might have bigger issues on his hands today trying to do that without a pair of starters.

Julien tells’s Joe Haggerty that forward Patrice Bergeron and defenseman Joe Corvo will take warmups before this afternoon’s Game 6 in Washington. This comes after seeing both players suffer injuries in yesterday’s Game 5 with Bergeron dealing with an upper body injury and Corvo smarting after blocking a shot off his leg. Bergeron took a pair of hits to the head and saw his time greatly reduced in the third period.

If Bergeron can’t start today, Jordan Caron will get the call to take his place in the lineup while if Corvo can’t start, Mike Mottau or Andrew Bodnarchuk will take his spot on the blue line. If the Bruins were looking for their backs to be further against the wall, they might just get that should either or both guys be out.

  1. dropthepuckeh - Apr 22, 2012 at 2:40 PM

    Clear eyes, full hearts. Can’t lose.

  2. capsrockva - Apr 22, 2012 at 2:52 PM

    Bye Bye Boston Go CAPS!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. dropthepuckeh - Apr 22, 2012 at 3:07 PM

    As such a big fan shouldn’t you be at the game? Have you been to one?

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