BOSTON -- While there's still no news, positive or negative, pertaining to Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron's status after he suffered a concussion last week, the team should be healthier Monday when it faces the Carolina Hurricanes at TD Garden (7 p.m. ET, NHLN-US).
Coach Claude Julien said he expects center Chris Kelly, who has been out since March 11 with a broken tibia, to return to the lineup. Kelly took part in an optional morning skate and has been practicing with the team for about a week.
"I feel good and it'll be nice to get back," Kelly said.
The Bruins juggled their lines Sunday for practice.
Here's a look at the projected lineups for the Bruins and Hurricanes:
Milan Lucic - David Krejci - Nathan Horton
Brad Marchand - Gregory Campbell - Jaromir Jagr
Daniel Paille - Chris Kelly - Tyler Seguin
Jordan Caron - Rich Peverley - Shawn Thornton
Zdeno Chara - Dougie Hamilton
Andrew Ference - Dennis Seidenberg
Matt Bartkowski - Johnny Boychuk
Scratched: Aaron Johnson, Wade Redden, Kaspars Daugavins, Jay Pandolfo
Injured: Adam McQuaid (shoulder), Patrice Bergeron (concussion)
Jiri Tlusty - Eric Staal - Patrick Dwyer
Jeff Skinner - Jordan Staal - Tuomo Ruutu
Drayson Bowman - Riley Nash - Chad LaRose
Marc-Andre Bergeron - Tim Brent - Zac Dalpe
Tim Gleason - Joe Corvo
Jamie McBain - Bobby Sanguinetti
Jay Harrison - Brett Bellemore
Scratched: Kevin Westgarth
Injured: Cam Ward (knee), Joni Pitkanen (heel), Alexander Semin (upper body), Justin Faulk (knee)