Claude Julien, Bruins React To Being Without Patrice Bergeron For Season Opener

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The Boston Bruins’ depth will be tested right away in their season opener.

Center Patrice Bergeron will miss the Bruins’ opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday due to a lower-body injury. As a result, David Backes practiced alongside Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak on Wednesday.

Hear Bruins coach Claude Julien, defenseman Zdeno Chara and Backes talk about the impact of Bergeron’s injury in the video from “NESN Sports Today,” presented by People’s United Back, above.

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