Patrice Bergeron

Professional Canadian Ice Hockey Player
Born Jul 24, 1985

Patrice Bergeron-Cleary is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and alternate captain currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played junior with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for one full season before being selected 45th overall by the Bruins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He made the immediate jump from junior to the NHL after his draft and joined the Bruins in 2003–04.… Read More

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  • Marchand Proud Of "Character Showed" After Dominant Performance
    Yahoo News - Oct 14, 2016
  • Canada Stage Late Comeback To Win World Cup
    Yahoo News - Sep 30, 2016
  • First Blood To Canada As Europe Downed In World Cup Of Hockey Final
    Yahoo News - Sep 28, 2016
  • Observations From The Blackhawks' 4 2 Loss To The Bruins
    Chicago Times - Mar 04, 2016


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1985 Birth Born on July 24, 1985.


He played junior hockey with the Acadie–Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for one full season before being selected 45th overall by the Bruins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Internationally, Bergeron competes for Team Canada and has won gold medals at the 2004 World Championships, 2005 World Junior Championships, 2010 Winter Olympics, and 2014 Winter Olympics. … Read More
2005 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He played the majority of the season with linemates Brad Boyes and newcomer Marco Sturm, who had been acquired in a trade that sent captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks in November 2005. … Read More


2006 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Playing under a defensive system employed by new head coach Dave Lewis, he recorded his second consecutive 70-point campaign in 2006–07 with 22 goals and 48 assists. … Read More
2007 21 Years Old 1 More Event
After recording three goals and four assists in the first ten games of the 2007–08 season, Bergeron suffered a season-ending head injury during a game on October 27, 2007. … Read More
On January 19, 2008, the Boston Globe reported that he had been sent on a vacation by Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli and that he would likely sit out for the remainder of the season as his recovery had regressed.
In the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs, Bergeron recorded his first career fighting major in an altercation with Montreal's Josh Gorges.
2010 24 Years Old During the 2010 playoffs, he scored four goals and added seven assists for 11 points in 14 games.
The following season, Bergeron scored his first career NHL hat-trick in a Bruins victory over the Ottawa Senators on January 11, 2011.
2012 26 Years Old After the close of the 2012 NHL playoffs, even with the Bruins team eliminated in the first round by the Washington Capitals, Bergeron's constant defensive efforts on the ice earned him the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward for the entire 2011–12 NHL season.
After finishing second in Selke Trophy voting for the shortened 2013 season, Bergeron turned in a heroic playoff performance which included the tying and game winning goals against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of Round 1, and the overtime winner in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins. … Read More
2014 28 Years Old 1 More Event
As Bergeron continued play with the Bruins for the 2014-2015 season, on February 23, 2015, Bergeron recorded his 200th career goal as the Boston Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. … Read More
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