Bergeron, who was given a maintenance day Sunday, recorded four shots and four PIM in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs. Prior to Monday's contest, Bergeron had recorded points in four straight games and eight points in seven contests overall. The Bruins' stellar two-way pivot will look to get back in the scoring mix Tuesday against Ottawa, with his chances of doing so aided by the fact that his left winger, Brad Marchand, has been on a tear of late.
Bergeron (undisclosed) returned to the ice Monday, after being given a maintenance day Sunday. Based on the Bruins' lines at Monday's morning skate, it looks like Bergeron should be a go for the team's evening tilt against the Maple Leafs. Meanwhile, with David Backes initially not spotted on the ice, Jimmy Hayes skated on Bergeron's right wing, along with Brad Marchand.
Bergeron took a maintenance day Sunday but coach Bruce Cassidy indicated he's questionable for Monday's game against the Maple Leafs, Joe Haggerty of CSN New England reports. Bergeron has been hot for the Bruins recently, notching 14 points in his last 11 games. His absence Monday would certainly be a blow for them against a formidable Toronto club, but a confirmed status for the veteran should surface on game day, as the morning skate could be a telling sign of his potential availability for that contest. Riley Nash subbed in his place on the top line during Sunday's practice session.
Bergeron dished out two assists in a 6-3 win over the Canucks on Monday. The Quebec native also fired six shots on goal, giving him 253 on the year. Bergeron's 46 points leave something to be desired compared to the 68 he put up last season, but he's quietly been one of the hottest players in the league since the calendar flipped to 2017, as his 34 points (including 11 on the power play) and 126 shots in 30 games will attest.
Bergeron's two-assist Saturday in a 3-2 win over the Devils was his third multi-point game in his last four games. Bergeron has just 42 points in 62 games this season, something of a disappointment for the pivot who rang the bell with 68 points last year. But his eight points (two goals, six assists) in his last five games could be harbinger of a furious finish.
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