NESN, the official home of the Boston Bruins, will commemorate Patrice Bergeron’s 1,000th regular-season game with a special called “Bergeron at 1000,” premiering Sunday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. ET following Bruins postgame coverage, with an encore presentation at 8 p.m.
The one-hour special looks at Bergeron’s incredible journey and the indelible impact he has made on the team and in the community. Highlights from the special include:
- NESN’s Jack Edwards visits Bergeron at his house for an exclusive interview about his life and career
- Bergeron joins NESN’s Andy Brickley on the ice to discuss some of the skills that have made him successful
- Commentary, stories and perspective from nearly two dozen current & former teammates, coaches, and executives
- A look at Bergeron’s charitable program, Patrice’s Pals, which brings patients from local hospitals to TD Garden
Bergeron only is the second player ever to win four Selke Awards as the best defensive forward in the league (the other is Hockey Hall of Famer Bob Gainey). He currently ranks fith all-time in Bruins history for games played, sixth in goals (305), and seventh in assists (473). He also has played in 112 playoff games for the Black and Gold, scoring 31 goals with 55 assists. The Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec native is now in his 15th season with the Bruins. He was drafted in the second round (45th overall) in 2003 and joined the team that same year as an 18-year-old.
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered throughout the six-state New England region and nationally as NESN National. For six consecutive years, Forbes Magazine has ranked NESN as one of the 10 Most Valuable Sports Business Brands in the World. NESN.com is one of the country’s most visited sports websites with a state-of-the-art HD studio dedicated to digital video productions. NESN’s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).