David Pastrnak shares great story to explain Patrice Bergeron’s leadership

Pastrnak shares fantastic story to discuss Patrice Bergeron’s management initially appeared on NBC Sports Boston

The Boston Bruins management group went through a couple of modifications over the offseason with the departures of long time captain Zdeno Chara and seasoned defenseman Torey Krug.

In spite of these gamers leaving, the Bruins were still in great hands from a management point of view, and the most significant reason that is the existence of Patrice Bergeron.

The seasoned center took control of the “C” from Chara as the group’s brand-new captain back in January. Bergeron is among the most extremely appreciated gamers and leaders not just in the Bruins locker space however throughout the NHL, too.

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What has it resembled for the Bruins to have Bergeron in the function as captain? A single person who understands well is star ideal winger David Pastrnak, who has actually been Bergeron’s linemate for numerous seasons.

Pastrnak just recently signed up with Barstool Sports’ “Spittin’ Chiclets” podcast and discussed Bergeron’s management, consisting of a quite amusing story.

“It’s incredible to be with him in the locker room everyday. It’s just insane. He’s one of these leaders that you just got to be in the locker room to hear, man,” Pastrnak stated. “As soon as he opens his mouth, everything sounds perfect. … He always has the (right things to say). You just have to be in the locker room. He’s an unbelievable leader. I’m so lucky to play on a line with him and learn from him.

“The funny thing is like, me and (Brad Marchand), we bark at each other a lot during games in a kinda funny way. We laugh at each other on the ice and stuff. But sometimes on the ice, a little barking at each other, but then Bergy’s just sitting in the middle of us. I remember me and Marchy was just going at it for a good 30 seconds back and forth and then Bergy goes, ‘Enough!’ And we’re absolutely silent. Silent, no other word was spoken until the next shift. It’s just unbelievable. I’m so lucky to be his linemate and learn from him every day.”

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Bergeron isn’t simply offering the Bruins exceptional management, he’s likewise producing at a high level offensively. He ranks 2nd on the group in scoring with 40 points (18 objectives, 22 helps) in 43 video games. Bergeron is among 2 Bruins gamers — Nick Ritchie is the other — to play every video game up until now this season.

The Bruins are red-hot today with a four-game win streak following basic supervisor Don Sweeney reinforcing the lineup by obtaining Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar and Mike Reilly at the NHL trade due date.

Boston is established well to end up the routine season strong, and Bergeron’s management and scoring will play essential functions because regard.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.