Patrice Bergeron receives a ton of praise for his defensive excellence, and rightly so. He’s the best two-way forward in the NHL.
With that said, the Boston Bruins center also has impressive offensive talent, which was on display last season as he scored 30 goals — the second-highest single-season total of his career and the second time he has reached the mark. Bergeron and Jarome Iginla were the only Bruins players to score 30 goals.
When asked about Bergeron’s regular-season performance before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said, “It’s the best I’ve seen him, period.”
In honor of Bergeron’s 29th birthday Thursday, check out all 30 of his goals from 2013-14 in the video below.
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