Marchand and Bergeron Cry After Being Eliminated in Most Lopsided Playoff Matchup

Published May 1, 2023 at 10:37

This offseason, Patrice Bergeron, the long-time captain of the Boston Bruins, will have much to ponder, as this could have been his final season in the NHL.

Following the Bruins' unfortunate loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 7 on home ice, Bergeron hugged each player and had a moment with them before departing the ice. While any captain would do the same thing, there was something more significant about these embraces between teammates.

Despite playing through a herniated disc in his back, Bergeron's dedication to the team was apparent. The 37-year-old was a question mark for the entire series, but he persevered through his injuries to be a true leader. He has played 1,294 games, all as a Bruin, and scored 1,040 points over his two decades of playing. Patrice has earned numerous accolades throughout his career.

It is remarkable that Bergeron played through such a painful injury, but it may also be the reason why he must retire. Only time will tell what the future holds for this beloved Bruin.

5x Frank J. Selke Trophy
1x NHL Foundation Player Award
1x Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award
1x King Clancy Memorial Trophy
1x Stanley Cup Champion


The Bruins faithful and Boston city have loved Bergeron since the day he joined the club, his loyalty and heart-ship was invent when he played his first game in 2003-04.

The moments that Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron have shared over the years, have been very special for Boston Bruins fandom. Especially the little moments as they grew a bond with each other over the many years of playing with one another. The two embraced at the end of Game 7 it was very emotional and heartfelt, as they both shared a cry and were the last two off the ice.


Patrice Bergeron will sit down with his family this off season and consider his options, but as of right now with his age and the injuries with stained throughout the season, it looks like it may be it for the Bruins Captain.

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