Dennis Seidenberg back skating, but status uncertain for Game 5

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If Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg knows whether he will be back in the lineup for Game 5 against the Rangers Saturday, he didn’t give it away to the media following Friday’s optional team skate.

However, he was one of the first Bruins to take the ice for a brief but intense workout at TD Garden.

Seidenberg, who hasn’t played since suffering a lower-body injury on his first shift in Game 7 against the Maple Leafs May 13, initially looked a bit stiff but appeared to loosen up.

Following the workout, the 31-year-old said he is continuing to improve.

“Ice time right now helps me,” Seidenberg said. “It helps you get your timing back a little bit and maybe a feel for the puck.”

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