Patrice Bergeron RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bergeron emerging as Bruins' captain-in-waiting

    CSN New England "Patrice Bergeron is the longest-tenured member of the Boston Bruins by a wide margin -- he's been here since 2003-04 -- and he’s one of the most highly respected players in the National Hockey League. He’s also filled a key role as alternate captain, joining with longtime captain Zdeno Chara to..." March 05

  • Bergeron, Lucic practice, but status uncertain

    ESPN Boston "Bruins forwards Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic remain day-to-day with undisclosed injuries, and their status for Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs is unclear. Both missed Monday’s 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden, but both participated in the Bruins’ full..." December 30

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    No Patrice Bergeron & no Milan Lucic on the ice for morning skate. Means we shouldn't expect to see them tonight vs Red Wings #BruinsTalk

  • Bergeron impressed with skill set of rookie Pastrnak

    CSN New England "It wasn’t so long ago that Patrice Bergeron was the unsure 18-year-old kid fresh off being drafted by an NHL team, and aiming to make that club on his first time out. Bergeron did that in the 2003-04 season, and spent that year as the youngest player in the NHL learning on the job, and surprising..." September 03

  • Patrice Bergeron wins second career Selke

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron won the 2014 Frank J. Selke Trophy on Tuesday, his second such victory in the last three seasons. The two-way forward continues to distinguish himself as one of the top defensive pivots in the game after gaining mainstream recognition as the Boston Bruins..." June 25

  • Patrice Bergeron wins NHL15 cover vote over P.K. Subban: Report

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens were the final two players in the EA SPORTS NHL 15 cover vote, which was conducted via Twitter hashtags. One is a considered the best defensive center in hockey, or at the very least its most dominant faceoff man...." June 25

  • Bergeron, Burns and Keith named finalists for NHL Foundation Player Award "Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith are the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL Foundation Player Award, presented to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey – commitment, perseverance and teamwork..." May 02

  • Bergeron, Kopitar, Toews finalists for Selke Trophy "On Thursday three more finalists for NHL awards were announced, the top three vote-getters for the Selke Trophy. They are Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins, Anze Kopitar of the Kings and reigning winner Jonathan Toews of the Blackhawks. The Selke Trophy is awarded "to the forward who best excels..." April 24

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    Kevin Paul Dupont @GlobeKPD

    Bergeron finished after 40. Will not return. Club provides no further details.

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    Looks like #Bruins will be without C Patrice Bergeron and D Zdeno Chara this evening vs #NHLJets

  • Bruins' Krejci back in vs. Jets, Bergeron likely to rest "The Boston Bruins can move a step closer to their first Presidents' Trophy since the 1989-90 season when they meet the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday at MTS Centre. The Bruins have 114 points and lead the Anaheim Ducks by two points for the NHL lead in points. The Bruins, who begin a stretch of..." April 10

  • Bruins’ Bergeron not a fan of possible faceoff changes

    CSN New England "With the NHL on the hunt to improve the face off situation amid discussions at last week’s GM meetings in Boca Raton, they might do well to heed the words of the league’s preeminent artist at the dot. Patrice Bergeron has been the consensus best face off man in the NHL for the last three or four..." March 23

  • Bergeron Seemingly OK After Being Hit With Shea Weber Shot

    NESN "The Boston Bruins and their fans got a pretty big — albeit brief — scare on Sunday while watching Team Canada play in Olympic action in Sochi. Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron appeared to be in a good amount of pain after he was hit with a Shea Weber slap shot from the point. Bergeron, who was..." February 17

  • Bergeron makes Team Canada, Lucic does not

    CSN New England "The Bruins had three players invited to the Team Canada development camp over the summer in Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand, but only one ended up making the cut when the roster was announced on Tuesday morning during a lengthy presentation in Toronto. Bergeron will once again..." January 07

  • Bergeron sets tone in one-sided win over Bolts

    CSN New England "Patrice Bergeron had been solid throughout the first few weeks of the season but the 28-year-old center hadn’t been dominant for a number of reasons. A deliberate start to the season was expected after all of the bumps bruises and injuries sustained during last year’s run to the Stanley Cup..." October 20

  • Bergeron feels good in debut, happy to move forward

    CSN New England "While Patrice Bergeron lost the opening faceoff at center ice to Stephen Weiss the B’s two-way center also used enough force to snap Weiss’ stick in the process and sent him to the bench for another twig. Then in the same period Bergeron went hard into the corner to deliver a hit on Red Wings..." September 22

  • Bergeron to return Saturday against Red Wings

    CSN New England "Bruins center Patrice Bergeron will make his official return to game action on Saturday night in Detroit according to coach Claude Julien after Friday's double-sessions at the TD Garden. Bergeron suffered a punctured left lung fractured rib on his left side torn rib cartilage and a separated..." September 21

  • Bergeron, Campbell not cleared for games

    Boston Globe "Though both Patrice Bergeron and Gregory Campbell will be practicing with the Bruins this week neither would be cleared to play in games if they started today according to coach Claude Julien. "When it comes time to play those exhibition games it'll be a conversation again with our trainers and..." September 11

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Patrice Bergeron said he's confident he'll be ready to go by beginning of season but still feels little tenderness in rib area #BruinsTalk

  • Patrice Bergeron at '95 percent'

    Boston Globe "Patrice Bergeron said he is currently at "95 percent" healthy in his return from a host of physical ailments that he suffered during the Stanley Cup Final including the punctured lung that landed him in the hospital. Bergeron spoke at a press conference along with four other members of the Team..." August 26

  • Bruins' Bergeron Still on Track to be Ready for Training Camp "Patrice Bergeron recently checked in from Quebec City near where he spends his time in the offseason. According to the Bruins' alternate captain he's set to be ready for Training Camp which kicks off on Wednesday September 11. "I'm feeling pretty good. Recovery's going well" said Bergeron. "I'd..." August 15

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    Kevin Paul Dupont @GlobeKPD

    Bergeron deal done. 8 years, $6.5m per. Begins with 14-15 season.

  • Bruins Lock Up Bergeron With Eight-Year, $52M Contract "The Boston Bruins announced Friday that the club has signed forward Patrice Bergeron to an eight-year contract extension through the 2021-22 campaign worth an annual cap figure of $6.5 million. In 42 regular season games last season, Bergeron notched 10 goals and 22 assists for 32 points with a..." July 12

  • Bruins GM: 'Very close' on Rask, Bergeron deals

    ESPN Boston "After discussing at length the new addition of forward Jarome Iginla to the Boston Bruins, general manager Peter Chiarelli said the team is also "very close" on finalizing contract extensions for forward Patrice Bergeron and goaltender Tuukka Rask. Bergeron's extension will likely keep the..." July 06

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Bruins and Bergeron are close but still not done. Once it is, I'd expect the deal to be 8 yrs and between $52 M and $54 M.

  • Bergeron 'confident' extension can get done

    ESPN Boston "If everything goes according to plan, there’s a strong possibility the Boston Bruins and forward Patrice Bergeron will soon agree on a contract extension that should allow the assistant captain to play his entire career in a spoked-B sweater. There’s been talk that the sides are discussing a..." July 02

  • Bergeron out of hospital; full recovery expected "Boston Bruins president Cam Neely confirmed Friday that center Patrice Bergeron has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. Bergeron had gone to the hospital for observation after playing in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday. As of Wednesday afternoon, he..." June 28

  • Add a punctured lung to Patrice Bergeron’s injury list

    Boston Herald "Broken rib. Torn cartilage. Separated shoulder. And, it was revealed yesterday, a punctured lung. It’s possible that no one could quite understand the amount of pain Patrice Bergeron was truly in as he played in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals Monday night at the Garden against the Chicago..." June 27

  • Patrice Bergeron Has ‘Small Hole in His Lung,’ Not Likely Punctured During Game

    NESN "Patrice Bergeron has been called many things, but the term “warrior” continues to surface, and, rightfully so – with all due respect to our men and women in the military. Bergeron was not only playing through a broken rib, torn cartilage and a separated shoulder during the Stanley Cup Final but it..." June 26

  • Bergeron played Game 6 with broken rib

    Boston Herald "Profile in Courage Award? We nominate Patrice Bergeron. Just what is it about these crazy, incredible hockey players that allows them to display the level of bravery and commitment that Bergeron did last night in playing Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals at the Garden? After the stunning end, the..." June 25

  • Claude Julien calls Patrice Bergeron ‘day-to-day’

    Boston Herald "This being the playoffs and all, Bruins coach Claude Julien wasn’t giving out a whole lot of information yesterday about injured center Patrice Bergeron, who left Game 5 in the second period and did not return. Bergeron was taken to a Chicago hospital for “observation,” according to the team, was..." June 24

  • Injury to Patrice Bergeron hurts all of hockey

    Boston Herald "If the Chicago Blackhawks wind up capturing the Stanley Cup against a Bruins team that is without Patrice Bergeron, surely there will be days, maybe even weeks, of grousing about how things might have been different if only No. 37 had been on the ice. Even taking into account the uncertain status..." June 24

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    Bergeron WILL PLAY for the #Bruins tonight. #StanleyCup

  • Bruins 'encouraged' by Bergeron's progress "Bruins coach Claude Julien did not rule out Patrice Bergeron for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals, telling French-speaking media on Sunday that he was "encouraged" by the news he received on the injured forward. A source close to Bergeron told he is optimistic that the..." June 24

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Julien confident Bergeron will play. Will take warmups.

  • Report: Bergeron may have spleen injury

    CSN New England "The Bruins are hoping for the best, but have to be expecting the worst after Patrice Bergeron was transported to a local hospital during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. "You don't replace him," said B’s goaltender Tuukka Rask, very..." June 23

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    Renaud Lavoie @RenLavoieRDS

    Patrice Bergeron will fly with his teammates to Boston this morning. #bruins #RDS

  • Patrice Bergeron injury so painful

    Boston Herald "The impact of losing a player like Patrice Bergeron is far more devastating than it would be with a lesser player. It isn’t like losing just one guy. More like three or four. Bergeron was sent to an area hospital with an unidentified injury in the second period of last night’s Game 5, and did..." June 23

  • Bergeron the picture of perfection in Game 3

    CSN New England "Call it a great performance. Call it the closest thing to hockey perfection you’re likely to find in the Stanley Cup Finals. Whatever you want to call it, Patrice Bergeron was at the top of his game Monday night in Boston’s 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final..." June 18

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    #Bruins' Bergeron wins King Clancy Trophy for leadership and humanitarian work.

  • Bloodied but unbowed Patrice Bergeron one true beauty in B’s eyes

    Boston Herald "It’s safe to say that the worst Patrice Bergeron ever looked during a public appearance was that day back in October 2007, when the medics walked him into a brief press conference to talk about the Randy Jones hit. Remember that one? Bergeron didn’t look like a handsome,..." June 06

  • Kelly, Bergeron find success smothering Crosby

    CSN New England "Sidney Crosby has been utterly shut down in two games of the Eastern Conference Finals against Boston. He is scoreless in each of the first two games, and has exhibited frustration while turning pucks over at an uncharacteristically high rate since his little scuffle with Zdeno Chara at the end..." June 05

  • Patrice Bergeron bruised, unbowed after fight

    Boston Herald "The Bruins yesterday had their head shots taken by Sports Illustrated before practice, and it was just Patrice Bergeron’s luck. Courtesy of his scrap with Evgeni Malkin at the end of the second period of Game 1, Bergeron was sporting the makings of a black eye, stitches on the bridge of his..." June 03

  • Bergeron expecting to draw Crosby on defense

    CSN New England "Patrice Bergeron is always up for a defensive challenge, and he’ll facing one of the biggest ones of his career when the Bruins open up against the Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night. The reigning Selke Trophy winner and a finalist again this season, Bergeron will be..." May 30

  • Bergeron's place in Bruins history

    CSN New England "Glenn Ordway and Steve Buckley discuss Patrice Bergeron's place in Bruins history. Buckley starts by clearly removing Bergeron from the "stratosphere" of Bruins legends like Orr, Bourque, Neely and Esposito, but makes it clear that #37 is special. "He is a great Bruin," says..." May 18

  • Bergeron, Datsyuk, Toews finalists for Selke Trophy "Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named the finalists for the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy. The award is given annually "to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the..." May 15

  • Jagr compares Bergeron to Hall of Fame ex-teammate "If earning status as a finalist for the Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward wasn't enough of a compliment for Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, teammate Jaromir Jagr paid Bergeron another one after practice at TD Garden on Wednesday. Bergeron, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red..." May 15

  • Bergeron breaks through to help B's advance

    CSN New England "While Tyler Seguin and Brad Marchand were more struggling than snake-bitten during the first round series against the Maple Leafs before Game 7, Patrice Bergeron was truly struck with bad puck luck against Toronto. But the 27-year-old Bruins alternate captain kept working and pushing while not..." May 14

  • Fan-favorite Patrice Bergeron delivers in face of mounting criticism

    Boston Herald "Patrice Bergeron rarely takes a lot of heat from fans or press in Boston. He’s too talented and honest a player to draw down the wrath of many, even when he is not playing his best. And in the team’s first-round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, he was not. But the criticism was focused..." May 14

  • Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin trio shows some improvement

    Boston Herald "It’s not often that Bruins coach Claude Julien has had to ask for a little more from the line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin this year. But going into last night’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Julien did mention that..." May 09