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Patrice Bergeron Reportedly Out For Game 2 Against Lightning

While Bruins' coach Claude Julien maintains that center Patrice Bergeron remains a game-time decision for tonight's game two against Tampa Bay after suffering the third concussion of his career last Friday in game four against the Philadelphia Flyers, a Boston Globe report indicates that he won't be in the lineup when the puck drops at Tuesday night. 

Bergeron has been practicing with the team for the past three days, but left the ice before the battle portion of Monday's practice and wasn't subjected to any physical contact in Tuesday's morning skate. 

His presence was sorely missed in Saturday's game one, as number-one pivot David Krejci lost 15 of the 18 faceoffs he took in the game, and the rest of Boston's centermen didn't fare much - if any - better. 

Julien was pressed with questions about Bergeron's availability during Tuesday morning's press briefing, but tersely told reporters that he had nothing left to offer on the subject before abruptly ending the press conference.