BOSTON -- Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is in the lineup for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Monday (NBC, CBC, RDS), delivering on the confidence of his coach, Claude Julien, who said Monday morning Bergeron would be able to play.
The Chicago Blackhawks lead the best-of-7 series, 3-2.
Bergeron, who has four goals in the series and 15 points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, was taken to the hospital for observation during Game 5 at United Center in Chicago on Saturday with an undisclosed injury. He was released in time to fly back to Boston with the team but did not skate with them Monday morning.
However, not long after the morning skate, Julien said he was confident Bergeron would be in the lineup for Boston's must-win game. Jay Pandolfo and Jordan Caron skated in warm-ups on a just-in-case basis.