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Bergeron Named NHL's Second Star of the Week

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA -- The NHL announced Monday, March 31, that Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron has been named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the week ending March 30. Ottawa's Kyle Turris and St. Louis’s T.J. Oshie were named first and third stars of the week, respectively.

Bergeron registered five goals last week, including the game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks on March 27, along with one assist.  The 28-year-old has registered a goal in seven consecutive games (eight total goals), dating back to March 18 against the New Jersey Devils, which marks a career high goal-streak.

The 6'2'', 194-pound native of Quebec City is second on the Bruins in goals (27), third in points (56) and tied for fifth in assists with linemate Reilly Smith (29).  Bergeron’s plus-36 rating ranks second in the NHL, while his faceoff percentage ranks third in the league at 58.8%. The centerman’s 954 faceoff wins are the most in the NHL.

Jarome Iginla, Third Star of the Week, week ending February 9
Jarome Iginla, Third Star of the Week, week ending March 23
Patrice Bergeron, Second Star of the Week, week ending March 30

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