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Marc-Andre Bergeron

Marc-Andre Bergeron  #47

Defenseman
NUMBER: 47 BIRTHDATE: October 13, 1980
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
QMJHL First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2001) AHL Second All-Star Team (2003) Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 20, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Gavle (Sweden), January 23, 2005. Traded to NY Islanders by Edmonton with Edmonton's 3rd round choice (later traded back to Edmonton, later traded to Anaheim, later traded back to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Kirill Petrov) in 2008 Entry Draft for Denis Grebeshkov, February 18, 2007. Traded to Anaheim by NY Islanders for Edmonton's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Kirill Petrov) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Traded to Minnesota by Anaheim for Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Brandon McMillan) in 2008 Entry Draft, June 10, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, January 4, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to head injury vs. Binghamton (AHL), November 30. 2012. Traded to Carolina by Tampa Bay for Adam Hall and Carolina's 7th round choice (Joel Vermin) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), July 18, 2013.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday