Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Patrice Bergeron
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 07/24/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Ancienne-Lorette, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: BOS: 2003-45 overall
Frank J. Selke Trophy (2)
King Clancy Memorial Trophy (1)


Has won one Stanley Cup championship (2011 with Boston) ... Has a 19/59 record in NHL shootouts (8 deciding goals).

2012-13: Led the NHL in faceoff percentage at 62.1% and ranked sixth overall in the league with a +24 plus/minus rating ... Had eight multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-3=4 effort on Mar. 27 vs. Montreal ... Had a four-game point streak from Feb. 26-Mar. 3 (2-5=7 totals) ... Was plus or even in 37 of his 42 games ... Scored an overtime goal on Feb. 29 vs. Ottawa ... Missed six games with a concussion (Apr. 4-13) ... Led the post-season in faceoff percentage at 61.5% ... Had four multiple-point playoff games including tying his career-high with a 2-1=3 night on May 13 vs. Toronto which included the game-tying goal at 19:09 of the third period and the game-winning score at 6:05 of overtime ... Had a four-game playoff point streak from June 3-12 (3-2=5 totals) ... Scored two overtime goals, on May 13 in game seven vs. Toronto (5-4 win) and on June 5 in game three in Pittsburgh (2-1 win) ... Played 21 games with Lugano in Switzerland during the lockout with 11-18=29 totals.

2011-12: Led the NHL in plus/minus at +36 and finished second in faceoff proficiency at 59.3% ... Reached the 20-goal mark for the fourth time in his career, led the team in assists and finished second overall in the club's scoring race ... Had 15 multiple-point games, including five three-point efforts ... Had a seven-game point streak from Oct. 20-Nov. 7 (3-6=9 totals) ... Played his 500th NHL game Jan. 19 at New Jersey and recorded his 400th NHL point in a three-assist effort Apr. 7 vs. Buffalo.

2010-11: Finished tenth overall in the NHL with a 56.6% faceoff proficiency ... Had 14 multiple-point games, including his first career hat trick scored Jan. 11 vs. Ottawa ... Had two five-game point streaks, from Jan. 6-13 (6-4=10 totals) and Feb. 15-26 (2-3=5 totals) ... Played his 400th NHL game Dec. 2 vs. Tampa Bay, scored his 100th NHL goal Oct. 28 vs. Toronto, recorded his 200th NHL assist Jan. 10 at Pittsburgh and registered his 300th NHL point with a goal Dec. 23 vs. Atlanta ... Added 6-14=20 totals in 23 playoff games with a 60.2% faceoff proficiency in the post-season ... Scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal with the first of his two goals in the 4-0 game seven win in Vancouver on June 15 ... Had five multiple-point games, including a career post-season high of three assists Apr. 30 in Philadelphia and two two-goal nights ... Had two four-game playoff point streaks, from Apr. 16-23 (2-4=6 totals) and Apr. 27-May 4 (0-6=6 totals) ... Played his 50th NHL playoff game on June 6 in game three of the Final vs. Vancouver.

2009-10: Won his second team scoring title, tied with David Krejci in points but with two more goals ... Finished fifth in the NHL in faceoff percentage at 58.0% ... Had 12 multiple-point games with his season-high a four-assist night Nov. 23 in St. Louis ... Had two three-game point streaks, from Nov. 5-10 (2-2=4 totals) and Mar. 23-27 (1-3=4 totals) ... Had an assist on the overtime goal in the 2010 Winter Classic game vs. Philadelphia at Fenway Park on Jan. 1 ... Figured into three of Boston's four overtime goals (2-1=3 totals) ... Missed eight games to injury ... Finished second in the team's post-season scoring race with 4-7=11 totals in 13 games ... Had three multiple-point games, all two-point efforts ... Had a five-game point streak from Apr. 26-May 7 (2-5=7 totals) ... The Bruins won seven of the eight post-season games in which he scored a point.

2008-09: Had six multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Apr. 9 vs. Montreal ... Had a five-game point streak from Feb. 28-Mar. 8 (1-5=6 totals) ... Recorded his 200th NHL/Bruins point in a two-assist effort Nov. 19 vs. Buffalo ... Played his 300th NHL/Bruins game Apr. 2 vs. Ottawa ... Missed 18 games to injury ... Added five assists in 11 playoff games, including a two-assist effort May 12 vs. Carolina.

2007-08: Had 3-4=7 totals in ten games when he suffered a concussion and broken nose after being hit into the boards from behind on Oct. 27 vs. Philadelphia ... Missed the remaining 72 games of the season plus the playoffs with the injury ... Had two multiple-point games, both two-point efforts ... Had a three-game assist/point streak from Oct. 12-18 (1-4=5 totals).

2006-07: Established a career season-high in assists (48) ... Had 18 multiple-point games with his season-high a five-assist effort Dec. 19 in Ottawa, which was a career-high for assists and points in a game ... Had a career-best ten-game point streak from Dec. 7-29 (6-11=17 totals) ... Had a nine-game point streak from Nov. 16-Dec. 2 (2-10=12 totals) ... Had a five-game point streak from Nov. 2-11 (3-4=7 totals) ... Factored into four straight game-winning goals from Nov. 11-18, scoring twice (once in overtime), a deciding shootout goal and an overtime assist ... Played his 200th NHL game Jan. 29 vs. NY Rangers ... Recorded his 100th NHL assist Feb. 13 vs. Edmonton ... Missed five games to injury.

2005-06: Led the team in goals and points and was second overall in assists ... Set career season-highs in games, goals and points with 31-42=73 totals in 81 games ... Became the youngest player in team history to record a 30-goal season (20 years, 262 days) with his 30th and 31st goals Apr. 13 vs. Montreal (Barry Pederson, 20 years, 335 days in 1981-82) ... Had 22 multiple-point games, including five three-point efforts which matched his previous career game-high and four two-goal games, which matched his previous career game-best ... Had two five-game point streaks, from Dec. 22-30 (1-5=6 totals) and Jan. 24-Feb. 2 (3-6=9 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL game Dec. 7 at Colorado and recorded his 100th NHL point with an assist Mar. 21 vs. Atlanta ... Missed one game with the flu.

2004-05: Spent the NHL's lockout season in Providence/AHL, where he finished fourth in the team's scoring race with 21-40=61 totals and 59 PIM in 68 games ... Was the youngest player in the AHL ... Named AHL Player of the Week Nov. 15-21 (3-6=9 totals) ... Had a 2-3=5 effort Nov. 20 vs. Portland ... Added 5-7=12 totals in 16 playoff games as the AHL Bruins advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals ... Played for the Canadian Team in the AHL All-Star Game.

2003-04: Was the NHL's youngest player ... Ranked fifth among NHL rookies in both goals and points and ranked fourth in rookie assists ... Had seven multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Oct. 18 in Los Angeles ... Had a four-game assist/point streak from Oct. 15-21 (1-5=6 totals) ... Played his first NHL game Oct. 8 vs. New Jersey, recorded his first NHL point with an assist Oct. 15 in Dallas (game-winning goal) and scored his first NHL goal in a 1-2=3 effort Oct. 18 in Los Angeles ... Played in the Young Stars Game during NHL All-Star weekend with one assist ... Was fourth on the team in playoff scoring, including the overtime goal Apr. 9 in game two ... Missed 11 games with a shoulder injury.

JUNIORS: Played just one full year of junior hockey with Acadie-Bathurst ... Had 23-50=73 totals and 62 PIM in 70 games in 2002-03 and added 15 points in 11 playoff games that season.

INTERNATIONAL: Played for Team Canada in the World Championships in both 2004 (1-0=1 totals and 4 PIM in nine games while winning a Gold medal) and 2006 (second in tournament scoring with 6-8=14 totals and two PIM in nine games) ... Also represented Canada at the 2005 World Junior Championships ... Won a Gold medal at the WJC, was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player and to the All-Tournament Team, and led the tourney in scoring with 5-8=13 totals with 6 PIM in six games ... Won a Gold medal with Team Canada in the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver (0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in 7 games).

AWARDS: Frank J. Selke Trophy (2011-12) ... King Clancy Memorial Trophy (2012-13)

TRANSACTIONS: Boston's second pick, 45th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

ETC: Full name, Patrice Bergeron-Cleary ... Nickname, Bergy ... He and his wife Stephanie were married this past summer ... Was just the 25th member of Canada's Triple-Gold Club as a player who has won a Stanley Cup championship, a World Championship gold medal and an Olympic gold medal ... Is the only player in Team Canada history to play in a World Championship before a World Junior Championship ... His 60.3% faceoff proficiency and +60 plus/minus rating over the past two combined seasons are the league's bests in those categories over that span ... His three career playoff overtime goals tie him with Mel Hill and Terry O'Reilly for the most in club history ... Enters this season in 20th place on the team's all-time scoring list.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year three of a three-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $5,000,000 ... Signed an eight-year contract extension on July 12, 2013 which will begin in the 2014-15 season and run through 2021-22.

Game - Oct. 8, 2003 vs. New Jersey
Goal - Oct. 18, 2003 at Los Angeles
Assist/Point - Oct. 15, 2003 at Dallas