Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron named finalist for Selke

It comes as little surprise that the the best defensive team in the league has started piling up nominations for their stellar back end play.The National Hockey League announced on Thursday that Boston Bruins' centerman Patrice Bergeron has been named a finalist for the Selke Trophy, a coveted award that is presented to the best defensive forward in the league.A bigger surprise...
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SHOCKING TWIST! Mr. Perfect Named a Selke Finalist

OK, so not really a shocker. What would be shocking is if Patrice Bergeron wasn’t named a Selke finalist. But he is. Patrice Bergeron has been named a 2014 Selke Trophy Finalist. Read full release for details: ^BB — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) April 24, 2014 And soon he’ll have another Selke in his trophy case at home. Or he should. From BostonBruins...
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Patrice Bergeron Named Finalist For Selke Trophy

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron just finished the best regular season of his career, and he’ll be recognized for that at the NHL’s awards ceremony. He could even end up adding to his trophy case. Bergeron was among three finalists announced by the NHL on Thursday for the Selke Trophy, which is given to the “forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game...
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Your Frank J. Selke Trophy Finalists

NEW YORK (April 24, 2014) -- Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Frank J. Selke Trophy, which is awarded “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game,” the National Hockey League announced today. Continue reading "Your Frank...
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Bruins' Patrice Bergeron dealing with virus

It's hard to find a tougher player in the NHL than Patrice Bergeron. He's played with broken ribs, punctured lungs and separated shoulders. And now, Bergeron is dealing with a virus in this year's playoffs and he's been playing at less than 100 per cent, according to NBC Sports. Bergeron's been dealing with a gastrointestinal virus that has affected him so far...
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Speed and composusre give Wings early series edge

"You can't hit what you can't catch" is pretty much the Red Wings' mantra during their first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins. And the Wings' speed and composure were the keys to their success in their 1-0 victory Friday night in Boston. "That's two teams that play a pretty solid system, and they stick to it," was how Bruins center...
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Patrice Bergeron On Playing Against Pavel Datsyuk: ‘Always A Great Challenge’

BOSTON — Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is one of the best two-players in the world, but he’ll be facing a worthy adversary when the B’s begin their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. One of the key matchups will pit Bergeron against another former Selke Trophy winner, Detroit center Pavel Datsyuk. The two have been considered...
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Peter Chiarelli: Patrice Bergeron’s Play ‘Is Best I’ve Seen Him’

BOSTON — The Bruins knew full well what they were getting when they signed center Patrice Bergeron to an eight-year, $52 million contract extension last summer. They knew that they were getting one of the game’s best two-way forwards and one of the franchise’s cornerstones for a long time. They might not have known, however, that Bergeron would be this good, though. Bergeron...
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Boston Bruins shift into cruise control

If there was any doubt about whether or not coach Claude Julien would rest some of his key players down the stretch of the regular season now that the Boston Bruins have clinched the Eastern Conference’s best record the answer has become clearer the past three games.  It started in the Bruins 5-2 win last Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers.  Although many of the Bruins...
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Patrice Bergeron Stays Hot, Extends Point Streak To 12 Games (Video)

Patrice Bergeron continues to do Patrice Bergeron-type things. The Boston Bruins’ forecheck went to work midway through the first period, creating a chance for Zdeno Chara to fire off a shot. The B’s captain was off the mark, but with all three forwards in front of the net, Bergeron snagged the rebound and quickly found the back of the net as he extended his point streak to 12...
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