Patrice Bergeron extended 8 years

Updated: July 12, 2013, 3:53 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Bruins completed what will likely be their final piece of offseason business Friday, announcing an eight-year, $52 million extension for 27-year-old center Patrice Bergeron. The deal will keep Bergeron in black and gold through the 2021-22 season.

"I've been a Bruin since the start of my career and they're a team that believed in me as an 18-year-old coming in, and I'm really happy now to say I will hopefully retire a Bruin. That's the goal, and that's what I want," said Bergeron, ...

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