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Patrice Bergeron | Center | #37

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (32) / 7/24/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 2 (45) / BOS
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Patrice Bergeron might be able to suit up against Vancouver on Thursday night.
Bergeron has been out with a lower-body injury, but he's been able to hit the ice over the last few days. We'll find out more about his status in the next two days. David Backes (illness) could also return to the lineup on Thursday. Oct 17 - 2:07 PM

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Patrice Bergeron (lower body) won't play Sunday versus Vegas.

However, coach Bruce Cassidy is encouraged by Bergeron's progress and believes the Bruins center will be close for Thursday's match against Vancouver. Bergeron hasn't played yet this year because of a lower-body injury.
Oct 15 - 6:22 PM

Patrice Bergeron is unlikely to play in Saturday's game against Arizona.

"He’s out there skating, so that’s a good sign," said head coach Bruce Cassidy. "Obviously, without being able to participate in practice, you need one of those good practices before you play. He’ll be updated again (today). It doesn’t look like he’ll be in (tonight), but I don’t want to get ahead of myself. He could get up in the morning, come in and skate and pronounce himself ready. A guy like him would get the benefit of the doubt."
Oct 14 - 11:43 AM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) didn't participate in Friday's practice.

It seems unlikely that Bergeron is going to play on Saturday. If he is out, that would be his fourth straight contest on the sidelines.
Oct 13 - 6:28 PM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) has already been ruled out for Wednesday's game against Colorado.

It will be the third straight match he has missed because of a lower-body injury. Coach Bruce Cassidy said that the team's top center "isn't responding like we hoped" to treatment, but he is hopes that Bergeron will be available to play this weekend.
Oct 10 - 5:24 PM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) won't play Monday afternoon versus Colorado.

It was expected that Bergeron wouldn't be available to play based on Sunday's practice. He was wearing a non-contact jersey and he didn't stay for the full session. Bergeron remains day-to-day. The good news for Boston is that coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed that Torey Krug and Austin Czarnik will return on Monday.
Oct 9 - 11:55 AM

It doesn't look like Patrice Bergeron (lower body) will be available to play on Monday afternoon against Colorado.

Bergeron was sporting a non-contact practice jersey Sunday morning and he left the session before it was over. The Bruins center was on the ice testing his lower-body injury before his teammates convened for their skate. It's a step in the right direction, but he has made it through just two partial practices. Bergeron's status will be re-evaluated on Monday.
Oct 8 - 1:49 PM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) will not be able to play on Thursday.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy once again termed Bergeron as day-to-day. The good news is that Boston's schedule is initially light as the Bruins are off until Monday following tonight's contest. With Bergeron out, it looks like Ryan Spooner will center the top line.
Oct 5 - 12:17 PM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) stayed off the ice Wednesday and he's questionable for Thursday's opener.

"Not much new, he's day to day," said coach Bruce Cassidy "We'd rather him take the extra day, do whatever we can to get him ready ... if that means time off [Wednesday], that's fine. We'll have a better idea in the morning." If Bergeron is unable to play against Nashville then Ryan Spooner could take his place on the top line.
Oct 5 - 7:45 AM

Patrice Bergeron (lower body) hopes to be ready to play in Thursday's season opener.

"Hopefully, that's the plan," he said. "It's been going on for a few days, and I just tested it out today, and we decided to give it a few more days I guess. I want to be in there on Thursday for sure, and we'll take it a day at a time, and we'll see what happens." Bergeron added that this lower-body ailment has "no connection" to the sports hernia surgery he had during the off-season. He is currently listed as day-to-day.
Oct 4 - 7:50 AM

Patrice Bergeron is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Bergeron left Tuesday's practice early due to the ailment and didn't skate the previous two days. Bergeron was hoping to put his injury woes from last season behind him this year, but he isn't beginning 2017-18 on a positive note with this news. Boston opens the regular season on Thursday against Nashville.
Oct 3 - 11:57 AM

Patrice Bergeron picked up a pair of points in Monday's 4-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Bergeron registered the only assist on Anders Bjork's first-period goal to make it 3-0. He then added an insurance goal in the third period to make it 4-2 for Boston. Bergeron remains one of the best two-way centers in the game. The 32-year-old had 21 goals and 53 points in 79 games with Boston last season.
Sep 25 - 9:40 PM

Patrice Bergeron won't play in Monday's preseason game against Montreal in Quebec City.

Bergeron won't get the chance to play in his hometown, but he had a feeling this was coming. Boston is being cautious with their top center because he is coming off sports hernia surgery, but he hasn't skated with any limitations at training camp.
Sep 18 - 4:07 PM

Patrice Bergeron is confident going into 2017-18 because his injury woes from last year are behind him.

Bergeron played through ankle and sports hernia issues last season, while posting 21 goals and 32 assists in 79 games. "It was hard that way and it was in my head a little bit. Once I got past that hurdle of realizing it was going to be there, and not worrying about it, I felt better," he said. "It's not an excuse for the slow start I had and not scoring on some easy chances, but it was slowing me down a bit. It was definitely annoying. Once I passed the hurdle of knowing that my skating was going to be restricted, I felt better confidence-wise and whatnot. I stopped second-guessing everything that I was doing on the ice."
Sep 11 - 9:02 AM

Patrice Bergeron (sports hernia surgery) will be ready for training camp.

Bergeron had the surgery on May 8, but he doesn't expect it to keep him out of training camp. "Still doing some rehab. I'll be ready for camp," said Bergeron. "I feel good. There's still some restriction there that we have to work on, but overall, I feel pretty good. I feel good on the ice, I feel good in the gym. We still have to definitely do some treatments, but definitely I feel good and I know I'll be ready for camp." Bergeron won his fourth Frank. J. Selke Trophy as the league's top defensive forward last season. He had 21 goals and 53 points in 79 games in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Sep 1 - 1:38 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Riley Nash
LW1Brad Marchand
2Jake DeBrusk
3Frank Vatrano
4Matt Beleskey
5Sean Kuraly
6Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2Anders Bjork
3David Backes
4Noel Acciari
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Kevan Miller
7Paul Postma
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin