Bruins youngster drawing rave reviews
They're not making any guarantees in Nashville this season, but the Predators are feeling good about their chances.
Boston Bruins -- Patrice Bergeron didn't have any of the hype or expectations that followed Joe Thornton to his first training camp. But the 2003 second-round pick (45th overall) became the first 18-year-old to make the Bruins since Thornton did in 1997-98.
"I'm really happy about it. [The team] started to speak to my agent [Kent Hughes] two or three days ago. So I knew maybe I was going to sign, but before that I didn't know anything," Bergeron, who signed with the Bruins on Monday, told The Boston Globe. "I was taking it day by day and didn't know what would happen, but right now I'm pretty happy."
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