Morning Free Association: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Bruins

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Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller, Jake Debrusk, and Urho Vaakanainen all took the ice for practice yesterday. However, they are not all clear for contact.

Patrice looks to be back this weekend, hopefully on Saturday against the Predators. His injury, the sternoclavicular joint and ribs, was very painful and required two weeks of rest before he could rehab it in earnest.

“There wasn’t much you could do, especially for your ribs. You let them heal,” said Bergeron. “And the shoulder was the same, the cartilage was fractured – that’s just time, basically. The treatments were pretty straightforward that way. Once the pain went down, we started adding some exercises and strengthening to make sure it feels better.”

Ouch. Imagine dealing with that, two kids and a third recently born. Bergy must be glad to be feeling better.

Zdeno Chara wasn’t wearing a [insert your favorite wine color here] since they don’t have any in his size he being a giant and all. It’s kind of humorous they don’t have one as well as a testament to his ability to stay healthy or someone forgot to order one.

Kevan Miller has been skating since last week but isn’t ready yet either. Let’s hope he can come back for good this season. Both DeBrusk and Vaakanainen seem to be progressing through their concussion protocols well.

With only three games left before the Christmas freeze the Bruins need every point and available body to get those points. Maybe by the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day we could have a whole team?

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Quaider4ever
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Hear that? The river is callng…… I must go!!!!

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Morning all. A healthy team would be a wonderful Christmas present.

The London Bear
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One that STAYS healthy would be even better. That can be my birthday present!

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Sounds like a plan!

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Hey B Fans!
Double last night. Home about midnight…. not bad. Saw an old ref buddy. He was working the other rink (high school game). After the 2 nd period of their game, his partner tells me that.my buddy told a coach ” If you’re not tall enough to ride the big rollercoaster, you’re not allowed to yell at me. “. I do miss that kind of fun……. then again – the losing team in our games still gave us beer! Mo better.
Looking forward to seeing the big boys return. Hoping the rest has served them well.