Weary Bruins try to regroup following 2-1 loss to Islanders

WILMINGTON — Greetings from Ristuccia Arena where the weary Bruins, who capped a tough stretch of three games in four nights with a 2-1 loss against the Islanders Thursday night at TD Garden, attempted to regroup with a limited workout before traveling to Raleigh, N.C., for Saturday night’s game against the Hurricanes.

The guess here is that the healthy scratches from Thursday night’s game — defensemen Wade Redden, Dougie Hamilton, and Aaron Johnson, and forwards Jay Pandolfo and Patrice Bergeron — will take part in the optional skate. It will be interesting to see if Bergeron, who skated for the first time Thursday morning since suffering a mild concussion in a 2-0 victory at Buffalo March 31, will continue his progress by getting back out on the ice.

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We’ll check in to see if there are any updates on Brad Marchand, who suffered a mild concussion Wednesday night in a 5-4 victory at New Jersey that resulted in a four-game NHL suspension of Anton Volchenkov.