BREAKING: Bruins Management Makes Major Statement on Patrice Bergeron's Retirement

Published July 25, 2023 at 1:21 PM

When it comes to comprehending the immense impact of Patrice Bergeron on the Boston Bruins, few can offer more profound insights than Cam Neely.

As the esteemed president of the Bruins, Neely's vantage point extends not only to observing the majority of Bergeron's illustrious career but also to his influential playing days with the organization.

With both men having served as prominent faces of the franchise at different junctures, Neely possesses a unique and intimate perspective on Bergeron's well-deserved retirement.

In an emotional statement released by the team, the Hockey Hall of Famer openly shared his reflections on the six-time Selke Trophy winner, paying heartfelt tribute to the player's exceptional achievements.

"Patrice is a perfect example of what Boston Bruins hockey is all about," Neely expressed. "He has been an amazing teammate and an extraordinary leader, instrumental in establishing a culture of work ethic, respect, and selflessness. On the ice, Patrice has undeniably been one of the greatest all-around players in league history, and in the community, he has set the standard for giving back to this great city and its fans."

As the Bruins organization bids farewell to the legendary player after 20 remarkable years, Neely emphasized the gratitude and fortune of having had Patrice represent them throughout his illustrious career.

He extended warm wishes to Bergeron and his family as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.

The sentiment of appreciation and respect for Bergeron resonated throughout the Boston community, as fans and the entire organization expressed heartfelt messages on Tuesday, acknowledging his profound impact.

As Patrice Bergeron leaves the ice as a true legend, his legacy will forever resonate, etching an indelible mark on the Boston Bruins and the entire hockey world.

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