Does Bruins Captain Patrice Bergeron Need To Symbolize Group Canada?

Now that the NHL will permit its gamers to participate within the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, many have begun to wonder if their favorites will participate within the occasion.

That features Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron, who represented Group Canada in 2010 and 2014, successful gold each occasions. He additionally has been a part of 2016 World Cup staff, turning into certainly one of 11 Canadian gamers to be part of the unique triple gold membership.

It’s in all probability protected to imagine the 18-year NHL veteran will likely be on the roster when Canada releases it, as he continues to be one the most effective two-way forwards within the league. However in case you ask Bergeron, he’s not precisely eager about that proper now.

Or if he’s, he’s no less than not alluding to it.

“I feel as an athlete you need to compete and also you need to be at your finest,” Bergeron stated Wednesday over Zoom. “In the beginning, my precedence is with the Bruins and have an incredible season with them and work towards getting higher from week-to-week or month-to-month, if you’ll, and the remaining will fall the place it falls. I’ve no management over that, however as an athlete you at all times problem your self to be at our greatest. And people issues clearly are in your radar.

“I’m very conscious that I’m Canadian and there’s lot of very gifted gamers. It’s gonna be robust to be on that staff. I’m very conscious of that, however all I can actually management is that what we will do right here with the Bruins as a staff and go from there.”

It actually sounds as if Bergeron is open to the thought. We’ll cross that bridge after we get it to, although.