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Bruins practice without Kampfer, Bergeron

Posted by Barbara Matson  March 4, 2011 11:34 AM

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WILMINGTON -- The Bruins are on the ice for practice at Ristuccia Arena. Missing are defensemen Steve Kampfer, who left last night's game after taking a hit in the second period and Andrew Ference, and center Patrice Bergeron.

Updates: Kampfer was diagnosed with a mild concussion and will be out for at least a week, according to the medical protocol.

Coach Claude Julien said he expected a defenseman to be called up from Providence later today, but he did not know which one.

Bergeron is out of town for personal reasons. He will not play tomorrow against the Penguins for the same reason.

Julien said he expected Andrew Ference (lower body injury) to begin skating again Sunday.

Julien also said he expected to use today's practice line combinations against the Penguins -- at least to start.

Practice lines by the shirts....
Rich Peverley centering yellow line between Brad Marchand and Mark Recchi.
Grey: Chris Kelly, Tyler Seguin, Michael Ryder
White: David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Nathan Horton
Maroon: Gregory Campbell, Shawn Thornton, Daniel Paille.

Defensemen: Tomas Kaberle, Zdeno Chara, Adam McQuaid, Johnny Boychuk, Dennis Seidenberg, Shane Hnidy
Both goalies getting work.

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