Bergeron (undisclosed) was given a maintenance day Monday and is expected back at practice Tuesday, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.
Bruins fans and fantasy owners can breathe a sigh of relief after Bergeron missed Monday's practice. The Quebec native will continue holding down the top-line center role and should keep racking up points with linemates David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand.
Bergeron missed Monday's practice session for undisclosed reasons.
Even if it was just a maintenance day for Bergeron, the team won't be able to offer much in terms of news. Fantasy players will have to wait and see if the elite center gets back on the ice ahead of Wednesday's round-robin clash with Tampa Bay. If the Quebec native does miss any game action, it would likely fall to David Krejci to take his spot on the first line with Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak.
Bergeron has 31 goals, 56 points and a plus-23 rating in 61 games this season.
If the 2019-20 NHL campaign is over, it would be the first season in Bergeron's career where he scored more goals (31) than assists (25). He's third in scoring among all Bruins skaters, behind only his "Perfection Line" partners Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak. The 34-year-old center has scored at least 30 goals in three straight seasons.
Bergeron scored a pair of goals and added two PIM in Friday's 4-3 win over the Flames.
Bergeron tallied his goals 3:14 apart in a frenetic start to the first period. The star center has a five-game goal streak going and has notched points in seven straight outings (seven tallies, three helpers). The 34-year-old is up to 29 markers, 53 points, 183 shots and a plus-22 rating through 53 appearances this year.
Bergeron scored a goal on three shots and had two PIM in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over Edmonton.
Bergeron slipped in behind the Edmonton defense, received a perfect feed from David Pastrnak and slipped the puck past Oilers goaltender Mike Smith to open the scoring midway through the first period. It was the 27th goal of the season for Bergeron and pushed his point streak to six games (five goals, three assists). He's closing in on his third straight 30-goal campaign and has 51 points in 52 games.
Bergeron scored a goal and two assists, with one of each coming on the power play, in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
The veteran center hadn't recorded a multi-point game since Dec. 27, but Bergeron was a magnet for the puck in this afternoon affair. He now has 23 goals and 46 points through 47 games, and he may only need to stay healthy to record his first career 80-point campaign.
Bergeron had an assist, three shots and a hit in Tuesday's 4-0 shutout of the Canucks.
After Charlie McAvoy's shot deflected off a defender's skate, Bergeron found the puck and fed Brad Marchand at the center of the ice, and Marchand put the Bruins up 2-0. The B's top line has eased up offensively in recent weeks, with Bergeron specifically having only nine points over his last 15 games. While the numbers are still impressive, comparing them to the dominance displayed by the line early in the season is mildly disappointing. Through 45 games, Bergeron has collected 22 goals and 43 points.
Bergeron scored just 11 seconds into Sunday's 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh. He also registered four shots on goal and won 20 of 25 (80 percent) faceoffs.
Bergeron got the Bruins off and running when he scored on the game's opening shift, the first of three straight Boston goals. He also did his typical yeoman's work in the faceoff circle. Bergeron has 21 goals and 41 points in 41 games heading into Tuesday's tilt with Vegas, Boston's final game before the All-Star break.
Bergeron scored a goal Thursday in a 4-1 win over the Penguins.
Bergeron has now reached the 20-goal mark for the seventh straight season. He has 40 points in 40 games this year and remains as elite a fantasy option as ever.
Bergeron scored the game-winning goal Saturday in a 3-2 overtime victory over the Islanders.
It's Bergeron's fourth game-winning goal of the season and second in three games. He continues to score at a point-per-game pace (19 goals, 19 assists in 37 games), although this is just his third point in his last six outings. However, the Bruins have won three straight and Bergeron has been a big part of that. The guy is clutch, plain and simple.
Bergeron scored a goal on five shots and was plus-3 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Nashville. He also won 20 of 28 faceoffs (71.4).
It was another strong all-around night for the veteran center, who potted his 18th goal of the season late in the second period to give the Bruins a 3-1 lead. That goal stood as the game-winner, Bergeron's third GWG in the last seven games. Bergeron hasn't gone back-to-back games without a point since late October and has 37 points in 35 games for the year.
Bergeron scored two goals, one on the power play, in Friday's 3-0 win over the Sabres.
His goal late in the first period held up as the winner, and the 34-year-old center lit the lamp again in the second. The Bruins' lethal top line dominated the contest -- other than David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Bergeron, only two other Bruins even got onto the scoresheet -- and Bergeron has been leading the charge lately, scoring six goals in the last three games.
Bergeron scored twice Saturday in a 4-3 overtime loss to Nashville.
He fired six shots and won 59 percent of his faceoffs. There are a lot of elite players on the Bruins, but Bergeron is the heartbeat of the club. He has 30 points in 28 games. And he'll carry them as far as they'll go.
Bergeron scored his 11th goal of the season in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Kings on Tuesday.
Bergeron's shot from above the faceoff circle found its way through a maze of bodies and rung in off the post. Through 26 games this season, Bergeron has only been held off the scoresheet five times while racking up 11 goals and 28 points.
Bergeron scored his tenth goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to the Lightning on Thursday.
Bergeron's goal put the Bruins up 1-0 4:26 into the game, but three unanswered goals by Tampa Bay ended up being the difference. The veteran pivot has continued to be an elite fantasy option in 2019-20, staying above a point-per-game pace with 26 points in 24 contests.
Bergeron (lower body) potted a goal on a team-high six shots in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Senators.
Bergeron missed seven games due to the injury, but he was able to make an impact in the loss. He's up to nine goals, 25 points and 78 shots on goal through 22 contests. Fantasy owners should feel confident slotting him back into their lineups given his top-line role -- but have a strong backup plan in place for the oft-injured center.
Bergeron (lower body) will play in Monday's road game against the Senators.
Bergeron has missed the last seven games while tending to this issue, but he's rested up and ready to get back in the fold. The veteran center should immediately work on the top line with ample power-play minutes as well. Bergeron has excelled against the Senators in his career with 26 goals and 62 points over 72 games.
The Bruins placed Bergeron (lower body) on injured reserve Saturday, Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic reports.
The transaction opens a roster spot for Brett Ritchie's return following a six-game absence due to an infection. Bergeron has missed six straight games, and eight of the last 10, because of a lower-body injury. He skated Friday with a non-contact jersey, but there is no timeline for Bergeron's return.
Bergeron (lower body) won't be in the lineup versus Colorado on Saturday, Conor Ryan of MassLive.com reports.
Bergeron joined the team on the ice in a non-contact jersey Friday, but he won't be ready in time for Saturday's tilt. While it's impossible to replace a player of Bergeron's caliber, David Krejci has stepped in admirably with six points in six games and will continue to center the Bruins' top line against the Avalanche.
Coach Bruce Cassidy is hoping Bergeron (lower body) will be ready to return to practice Friday, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports.
Bergeron will miss a sixth straight game Thursday due to his lower-body injury, but the fact that he's on the verge of returning to practice suggests he shouldn't be sidelined much longer. If he's able to join his teammates on the ice Friday, he'll likely be labeled a game-time decision for Saturday's clash with Colorado.
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