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by George Malik on 06/23/13 at 11:11 AM ET
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron suffered some sort of mysterious injury that sidelined him for the second period of Game 5 and forced him to leave the United Center sitting in the back of an ambulance, and Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos reported that Bergeron may have suffered a spleen injury.
Pro Hockey Talk's Joe Yerdon was monitoring early-morning Tweets, and he found that Bergeron flew back to Boston with his Bruins teammates, who spent Saturday night in Chicago, per the Bruins themselves:
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli issued the following update today, June 23, on forward Patrice Bergeron: Patrice was discharged from the hospital Saturday night and will be flying home with the team this morning.
And TSN's Bob McKenzie suggested that Bergeron did not suffer a spleen injury, though there is no report as to whether Bergeron pulled a Bart Simpson and said, "Oh, my ovaries!"
We All Bleed Red on YouTube found that Don Cherry suggested that Bergeron tore a rib muscle in his post-game analysis:
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