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Patrice Bergeron

Born:July 24, 1985Draft:2003 Bruins, 45th overall
Hometown:L’Ancienne-Lorette, QC, CANPosition:Centre
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Canada

Patrice Bergeron-Cleary (born July 24, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bergeron played junior hockey with the Acadie–Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for one full season before being selected 45th overall by the Bruins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Internationally, Bergeron competes for Canada and has won gold medals at the 2004 World Championships, 2005 World Junior Championships, 2010 Winter Olympics, and 2014 Winter Olympics. Bergeron is a member of the Triple Gold Club after winning the Stanley Cup with Boston on June 15, 2011.

For his superb two-way abilities, he has earned four wins of the Frank J. Selke Trophy awarded annually to the NHL forward with the best defensive skills, tying him with Bob Gainey for the most wins of the trophy in NHL history.

Patrice Bergeron Boston Bruins
Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • NHL YoungStars Game 2003-04
  • Stanley Cup champion 2010-11
  • NHL Plus-Minus Award 2011-12
  • Frank J. Selke Trophy 2011-12, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17
  • King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2012-13
  • NHL Foundation Player Award 2013-14
  • NHL All-Star Game 2014-15, 2015-16
  • IIHF World Championship gold medal 2004
  • World Junior Ice Hockey Championships gold medal 2005
  • World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Tournament MVP 2005
  • World Junior Ice Hockey Championships All-Star Team 2005
  • World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Leading Scorer 2005
  • IIHF World Championship Top 3 Player on Team 2006
  • Winter Olympics gold medal 2010, 2014
  • Spengler Cup gold medal 2012
  • Spengler Cup Leading Scorer 2012
  • World Cup of Hockey gold medal 2016
  • Elizabeth C. Dufresne Trophy 2006, 2010, 2013
  • Bruins Three Stars Awards 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • John P. Bucyk Award 2007, 2020
  • Eddie Shore Award 2013
  • Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award 2021

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