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Patrice Bergeron heads to Chicago hospital

Jun 22, 2013, 10:32 PM EST

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It’s unclear what exactly is bothering Patrice Bergeron, but it’s apparently worrisome enough that he’s headed to a Chicago hospital, according to the Boston Bruins.

If there’s any silver lining, it’s the fact that he didn’t need to leave on a stretcher. RDS’ Renaud Lavoie reports that Bergeron suffered the ailment thanks to a Michal Rozsival hit in the first period.

Hockey players are renowned for their toughness and willingness to play through injuries – especially during the playoffs – so it’s not out of the question to wonder if he might play in Game 6 on Monday.

His Game 5 is functionally over with, however. It appears that Jonathan Toews is also banged up, so both the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are dealing with potentially significant injury concerns on Saturday.

Stay tuned for updates.

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