Soderberg skates with fourth line in practice

Soderberg skates with fourth line in practice
June 21, 2013, 3:00 pm
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Swedish forward Carl Soderberg, who hasn't played with the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, was skating with the fourth line in practice Friday morning before the Bruins left for Chicago, where they'll face the Blackhawks in Game 5 on Saturday night.

The Stanley Cup Finals are tied at 2.

Soderberg, 6-feet-3, 210 pounds, skated with Rich Peverley and Shawn Thornton for most of practice.

Kaspars Daugavins, who played the past five playoff games in place of the injured Gregory Campbell, after Campbell sustained a broken leg blocking a shot in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins, skated Friday with a green jersey normally used for scratched players. He did skate with Thornton and Peverley near the end of practice.

Coach Claude Julien said he was trying "a different look" and wouldn't confirm if Soderberg would play in Game 5.

Soderberg was drafted by the Bruins in 2007 but has played in Europe until he joined Boston this past April. He played in six regular season games,  has been practicing with the team and told reporters Friday that he'd be ready if called upon.

The Bruins got a send-off rally from fans outside the TD Garden on Friday before departing for Chicago.