Longtime Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron is calling it a career. In an essay written and posted to the Bruins site, Bergeron officially announced his retirement. Boston Hockey Now’s Jimmy Murphy writes that the heartfelt and lengthy post answered the biggest offseason question for the Bruins.
A statement from Patrice Bergeron.
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) July 25, 2023
From the essay, Bergeron writes:
For the last 20 years I have been able to live my dream every day. I have had the honor of playing in front of the best fans in the world wearing the Bruins uniform and representing my country at the highest levels of international play. I have given the game everything that I have physically and emotionally, and the game has given me back more than I could have ever imagined.
It is with a full heart and a lot of gratitude that today I am announcing my retirement as a professional hockey player.
Kudos to a long and impressive career.
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