NHL.com and NESN are in Quebec City with Patrice Bergeron
Let the party begin08.07.2011 / 6:30 PM ET
After spending two and a half hours in the rainy Quebec City weather posing for pictures with thousands of fans, Bergeron is now getting to spend some quality time with his family and friends on the deck at Espace 400e Bell in the Port du Quebec. Espace 400e Bell is a waterfront pavilion that served as a central location for Quebec's 400th anniversary celebrations in 2008.
The view from the deck overlooks the water and the area where he was just taking photos with his many fans.
Bergeron will be getting some personal time with the Cup tonight with close friends and family. Former teammate Steve Begin
and current teammate Jordan Caron
are here to celebrate Bergeron's day and night with the Cup.
After the celebration at Espace 400e Bell, Bergeron and friends are heading out for another private function away from the city.-- Ryan BaderBergeron greets the crowd08.07.2011 / 12:15 PM ET
Despite the rain, thousands of people have come out to to see Bergeron on his day with the Cup.
Bergeron spoke to the crowd right off the St. Laurent river, telling them that he has fulfilled his childhood dream, the dream of many children, of winning the Stanley Cup. The center will now spend a portion of the day taking pictures and signing autographs with the hundres, if not thousands of fans that have come out to see him.-- Ryan Bader
Taking the Cup to the hospital08.07.2011 / 10:30 AM ET
Bergeron and his entourage arrive at the Children's Hospital University of Quebec, in Laval, Que.
There, he got a chance to interact with some fans and patients who otherwise might not be able to enjoy the Cup. -- Ryan Bader
Students' special surprise08.07.2011 / 9:45 AM ET
Bergeron's first stop was the campus of his alma mater, Seminaire Saint-Francois. The players on the school's midget AAA team were told to report to the school in the morning to fill out some paperwork, but when they arrived, they got quite the surprise.
He gave a speech to the players, and then got everyone together for a team photo with Bergeron and the Cup.-- Ryan Bader
Bergeron receives the Cup08.07.2011 / 9:00 AM ET
The Stanley Cup has arrived on a rainy Quebec day to start Patrice Bergeron
's day with the trophy. With three different microphones hooked to the Bruins forward, this will be a well-documented day with the Cup.
Bergeron lifted the Cup at the arrival terminal, and then boarded a bus to begin his Cup adventure. -- Ryan Bader