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Claude Julien can’t stress enough that Patrice Bergeron will play in Game 7

04.24.12 at 1:04 pm ET
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WILMINGTON — After Patrice Bergeron missed the Bruins’ practice at Ristuccia Arena, B’s coach Claude Julien was adamant that the banged-up center will be in the lineup in Wednesday’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Capitals.

“None at all,” Julien said when asked if there was any doubt that Bergeron would play.

Added Julien: “He’s playing next game. … I don’t know how much clearer I can get. He’s in.”

Bergeron suffered an injury in the third period of Saturday’s Game 5 loss. He played in Game 6, but was unable to take faceoffs, as the only draw he took came late in the third period.

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