BREAKING: A Special Statement for Bergeron's Retirement From Sidney Crosby

Published July 25, 2023 at 5:19 PM

In a touching tribute, Sidney Crosby, a hockey legend in his own right, paid homage to Patrice Bergeron upon the latter's retirement.

Crosby conveyed his immense pleasure in competing against Bergeron.

Appreciating Bergeron's unparalleled achievements, Crosby emphasized that it was the person Bergeron is that truly stood out the most.

Whether as a teammate or opponent, Bergeron exemplified the epitome of leading by example.


It's been a pleasure to compete against you and a special honor to be your teammate over the years. Your achievements speak for themselves, but the person you are is what stands out the most. For anyone who has played with or against you, there isn't a better example to follow. Congratulations on a remarkable career and enjoy the next chapter mon ami!


In a heartfelt closing, Crosby extended warm congratulations on Bergeron's remarkable career and offered best wishes for the next chapter of his life.

The message, shared on Twitter by the Pittsburgh Penguins, underscored the mutual respect and admiration shared between these two hockey greats.

The heartfelt statement served as a poignant reminder of the camaraderie and sportsmanship that unite players, transcending competition, and leaving a lasting impact on the sport of hockey.
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