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Bruins' Patrice Bergeron Has Another Concussion

Bruins' fans worst fears came true on Saturday morning, as reports have surfaced that center Patrice Bergeron suffered from yet another concussion following a hit from the Flyers' Claude Giroux with 17:30 left in Boston's 5-1 series-clinching win in Game 4 on Friday night.

Kevin Paul Dupont of The Boston Globe first reported Bergeron's concussion via Twitter on Saturday.

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Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli later confirmed the reports according to

"Patrice suffered a mild concussion," Chiarelli said Saturday. (via WEEI)

In 2007, Bergeron was sidelined for nearly a year after a hit from former Flyers Randy Jones in October. Bergeron had three shots on goal and two hits before leaving the game on Friday. In the regular season, Bergeron had 22 goals, 35 assists, 57 points, a plus/minus of plus-20 and registered 26 penalty minutes.