Bergeron makes the grade in Boston

Fans, teammates can't get enough of center, who came a long way in a short time

Updated: June 14, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- Is the measure of the man in how many goals he scores, assists he gets, faceoffs he wins?

Is it in how his peers and teammates view him?

Is it in the words spoken or the deeds performed?

If you're lucky, as the Boston Bruins are, and you view Patrice Bergeron through all these prisms, it is impossible to choose just one quality because the answer is yes and yes and yes.

A thousand times yes.

And yet here is what is appealing about the young Bruins ...

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