Seven facts about Bergeron Bruins fans didn't know

Published July 28, 2023 at 10:00 PM

On July 25, 2023, Patrice Bergeron bid farewell to the Boston Bruins, leaving an unforgettable legacy. As a three-season captain, he holds the NHL record with six Frank J. Selke Trophy wins as the league's best defensive forward.

Here are seven captivating statistics about the Bruins legend:

1 - 2003 Entry Draft Standout: Bergeron ranks fifth in games played (1,294) and goals (427) among the 2003 Entry Draft class, with a career-best +289 plus/minus rating.

2 - Dominating Craig Anderson: Bergeron scored an impressive 15 goals against netminder Craig Anderson during his career.
Excelling Against the Senators,

3 - Struggling Against Ducks: He thrived against the Ottawa Senators, tallying 29 goals and 40 assists in 80 games, but only managed seven points in 23 games against the Anaheim Ducks.

4 - Dynamic Duo with Brad Marchand: Bergeron's chemistry with Brad Marchand led to numerous goals and assists.

5 - Selke Trophy and Points: Remarkably, during his six Selke Trophy-winning seasons, Bergeron never scored more than 65 points.

6 - Four-Goal Hero: Bergeron joins an exclusive club of 20 players in Bruins' history to score four goals in a game, achieving this feat twice.

7 - Elite Multiple Award Winners: Bergeron is one of only 12 skaters to win the same NHL award at least six times, thanks to his six Selke Trophy wins.

With Bergeron's retirement, an era ends for Bruins fans, who will forever cherish his leadership and contributions. While his future involvement with the team is uncertain, his presence will live on in the hearts of hockey enthusiasts at TD Garden.

Source: Thehockeywriters
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Seven facts about Bergeron Bruins fans didn't know

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