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Patrice Bergeron He had quite a Saturday.

The Boston Bruins celebrated their captain for reaching 1,000 NHL points with a special pregame ceremony at TD Garden.

Prior to the ceremony, December 17, 2022 was proclaimed “Patrice Bergeron Day” in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by Governor Charlie Baker, who dedicated the proclamation to Bergeron.

Tweet from @NHLBruins. Earlier today, in celebration of Patrice Bergeron’s 1,000th career point, Governor Charlie Baker met with the captain of the #NHLBruins to present him with a proclamation declaring December 17th, 2022 as “Patrice Berger Day.” �� in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. pic.twitter.com/RiED2JrpTQ

The Bruins dressed Bergeron in jerseys and presented the veteran forward with a special cake before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Bergeron recorded his 1,000th NHL point with an assist Brad MarchandNovember 21st goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tweet from @NHLBruins: Reppin’ 37 💪 pic.twitter.com/u8KFvNhdrY

Tweet from @NHLBruins. A cake for the Captain. 🎂 pic.twitter.com/MXzDhqyLCf

Bergeron was joined on the ice by his wife, Stephanie, and their three children, Zach, Victoria and Noah, during the ceremony.

The Bruins released a tribute video that featured clips of Bergeron’s highlights throughout his career.

Tweet from @NHLBruins. It was big time. �� pic.twitter.com/9d5WNVgna7

Bruins general manager Don Swinney presented Bergeron with a gold stick in honor of the achievement. The Bruins also presented Bergeron with a check for $37,000 to donate to a charity of his choice.

Marchand and: David Kreich Bergeron was presented with a custom-engraved Rolex and an engraved bottle of Dom Perignon.

Tweet from @NHLBruins. I congratulate you, chap. 👏 pic.twitter.com/vrUgjMPusI

The ceremony ended with Phil Esposito, Johnny Busick and Ray Burke, the only other players in Bruins history to reach the milestone, welcoming Bergeron to the 1,000-point club.

Tweet from @NHLBruins. Welcome to the legendary club. 👏 pic.twitter.com/77vTFqbknw

“Hello Patrice, congratulations and welcome to the club,” Burke said in the video. “I tell you, it’s been amazing to watch you since day one and what you’ve accomplished so far, and there’s so much more to come, mate.”

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