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Patrice Bergeron needs stitches

Updated: February 8, 2011, 3:06 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins assistant captain Patrice Bergeron was taken to the hospital to receive stitches and X-rays after he was hit in the face by a puck during practice Tuesday morning at Ristuccia Arena.

Bruins coach Claude Julien said the X-rays were precautionary, and he fully expects Bergeron to be ready for Wednesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

During a drill, defenseman Johnny Boychuk shot the puck around the boards when Bergeron attempted ...

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