May 7th, 2011 by

B’s sweep Flyers, lose Bergeron

(Photo: Bridget Samuels/Ikeastan Hockey) With Bergeron out for the beginning of the Finals, Seguin's next in line to face the Lightning

Boston Bruins fans had a lot to celebrate last night as the Black-and-Gold finished the sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers on home ice at the TD Garden, 5-1. Unfortunately, the good vibes and celebration only lasts so long.

When the team’s General Manager Peter Chiarelli speaks, everyone listens. And this morning, with the team given an off-day from workouts and practice, the GM held a press conference inside Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., to delievery some not-so-good news about the team’s Alternate captain, Patrice Bergeron.

“Patrice suffered a mild concussion last evening,” Chiarelli bluntly said to the media. “He went into the quiet room after being hit, was assessed by our doctors, took the NHL modified SCAT 2 test and he was deemed unable to return.

“What I am told is that he is, that the concussion is mild. I have not heard about him today, I think he was still sleeping earlier this morning.

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