Bergeron shares what team he grew up wanting to play for

Published July 27, 2023 at 7:32 PM

The legendary Boston Bruins forward, Patrice Bergeron, made an emotional retirement announcement, bringing his illustrious 19-year NHL career to a close.

In a heartfelt press release on the Bruins' official website, Bergeron revealed his deep attachment to another jersey besides Boston's - the revered Canadian jersey. Throughout his career, he proudly represented Team Canada on numerous occasions, leaving a lasting impact on Canadian hockey fans.

His exceptional performances contributed to Canada's success, including back-to-back Olympic gold medals, a 2016 World Cup of Hockey title, and multiple golds at World Junior and World Championship events. Bergeron's outstanding achievements earned him membership in the esteemed Triple Gold Club.

An extraordinary milestone in IIHF history sets him apart as the only player to win a World Championship gold before securing a World Junior gold, showcasing his exceptional talent from an early age.

Though the Bruins will miss Bergeron's passion and skill, Canadian hockey fans will also mourn the departure of one of the game's all-time greats. His memorable performances, particularly in Vancouver and Sochi, will forever resonate with hockey enthusiasts nationwide.

Source: bladeofsteel
July 27   |   523 answers
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