As the Boston Bruins took to the ice to practice before game seven against the Washington Capitals, reporters noted the absence of Patrice Bergeron. However, don’t take this as a sign that #37 won’t be on the ice tomorrow. Coach Claude Julien made it abundantly clear that he is going to be there:
Also, on an interesting note, Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis held a press conference today to discuss all sorts of issues surrounding his team and led off with how, apparently, the January rematch between the Canucks and Bruins jarred Vancouver’s psyche so much that the rest of the season just wasn’t the same. No, seriously, he said that. (Excuse the typos in that article; it was a hastily-typed liveblog.) Keep in mind that Vancouver won that game. Even when they win, they lose.