Patrice Bergeron made his much-anticipated return in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night, and all things considered, the B's veteran center looked good on the ice.
Bergeron didn't record a point in the game, but was skating at full speed and was bumping up against Lightning skaters without any problems. Bergeron finished the game with two shots on goal, one block and two penalty minutes.
"I felt pretty good out there. I was pretty happy to be back to help the team. And no, I didn't know which game; it was more a matter of taking it a day at a time. It felt good for the past week. So I decided I was ready to go, and I had some practices this week. I had a little bit of contact with the extra guys on game day last game. I felt good." (via Fox News)