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Patrick Dempsey (Derek Shepherd) has been having some fun on Twitter lately, tweeting behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Grey's Anatomy Season 9, and discussing Eric Dane’s (Mark Sloan) exit. So how is McDreamy really feeling about McSteamy’s departure?

On July 30, Patrick tweeted, “Back on greys all week working with Eric , sad to see him go.” Aww! As sad as we are to read that adorable bromantic tweet, we’re also delighted to know that Patrick and Eric will get some much-needed screen time together in Mark’s last two episodes. As we reported yesterday, Mark’s storyline will be wrapped up by the end of Season 9, Episode 2.

But Patrick wasn’t just tweeting messages. Earlier in the day, the hot TV doc posted some very spoiler-y photos of Eric on a hospital bed with a bandage on his cheek and a tube in his mouth, looking as though he was passed out. Patrick since deleted the photos, but you can check them out here.

Will Derek be the one to try and save Mark once they’re back in Seattle? Will his efforts be thwarted because of his hand injury? Hopefully Eric bows out in a more peaceful way, but as we know, Grey’s can always be counted on for some emotional heartstrings-yanking.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 9 will premiere on Thursday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: Twitter, SpoilerTV

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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