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Bergeron rewarded after long journey back to NHL

Updated: January 2, 2010, 2:48 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

BOSTON -- As far as three days go in an NHL player's career, take a bow, Patrice Bergeron. You deserve it.

"These couple of days have been amazing," the Boston Bruins forward said after Friday's Winter Classic.

For a player who wasn't sure he would ever play again less than two years ago, I am not sure "amazing" truly captures it.

To recap: Bergeron got a call Wednesday morning from Team Canada executive Kevin Lowe to tell him he made the 2010 Olympic team. It ...

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