BREAKING - David Krejci releases an emotional statement regarding Bergeron retiring

Published July 26, 2023 at 6:39

In a significant announcement, Patrice Bergeron, a Boston Bruins legend, officially declared his retirement, capping off an illustrious 19-season career with the team.

The news reverberated throughout the hockey world, as Bergeron's impact on the sport was undeniable, earning him six Frank J. Selke Trophies and a Stanley Cup victory in 2011 while donning the iconic Black and Gold sweater.

Amidst the farewell tributes, teammate David Krejci stood out with a heartfelt video honoring their 15-year journey together. Krejci expressed deep gratitude for Bergeron's friendship, acknowledging the highs and lows they experienced both on and off the ice.

«Hey, Bergy. Congrats on your retirement. What a career,» Krejci said. «There's way too many things to say, but I really appreciate you for being my friend for so many years. We've been through so many — we won together, we lost together. We grew up together. Hell of a career, obviously a Hall of Famer — no question about it. I'd like to congratulate you and your wife, Steph, your kids. I'm sure they're gonna be so happy to have you around every single day. I'm very happy to call you my friend and I wish you nothing but the best. I love you, buddy.»

The farewell video also featured defenseman Charlie McAvoy, who vowed to uphold Bergeron's legacy within the organization.

As the Bruins bid farewell to their iconic center, they reflect on the incredible impact he had on the sport, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered for generations to come. Though the NHL will miss his on-ice magic, Patrice Bergeron's contributions to the game are forever etched in hockey history.

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BREAKING - David Krejci releases an emotional statement regarding Bergeron retiring

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