Patrice Bergeron, Gregory Campbell not cleared for game action

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If the games started today, the Bruins would be without two key pieces: Patrice Bergeron and Gregory Campbell. Though both players are on the mend from significant injuries they suffered in the 2013 postseason, they’re not quite there yet. So while they will practice with the team this week — that includes contact — neither is cleared for games at this time.

Campbell, of course, broke his right leg in the Eastern Conference finals against the Penguins blocking a shot, and he had surgery to insert a plate and screws.

Bergeron, who seems closer to being ready, dealt with a host of injuries during the Stanley Cup Final against the Blackhawks, with a broken rib, torn rib cartilage, a punctured lung, and a separated shoulder.

The first game isn’t until Monday against the Canadiens in Montreal.

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