Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 10/17/14

TORONTO - DECEMBER 19: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruinsgets ready for a face-off during the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on December 19, 2009 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
Fresh off of being released from a Boston hospital on Friday, Patrice Bergeron is giving Bruins fans even more good news.According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Bruins and Bergeron are "real close" to agreeing to an extension that would keep the center in Boston for the remainder of his NHL career.During SCup @Real_ESPNLeBrun reported the Bruins working on 8 year ext for Bergeron. Sounds like it's getting real close.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 28, 2013The report Dreger is referring to comes from back on June 14, in which LeBrun stated that the B's were looking to resign Bergeron to an eight-year extension after the season ended. Well, now that the season has ended, word has resurfaced and nothing has changed.This is obviously great news for Bruins fans, as Patrice Bergeron would undoubtedly receive a truck load of offers from teams if he hit the open market. As was the case back in 2010, the Bruins brass wants to lock-up Bergeron before he can test free age...
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