Patrice Bergeron thrilled to head back to Olympics

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Patrice Bergeron was asleep when the call came. It was about 6:30 a.m. on the West Coast and Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli, who is doubling as a member of Team Canada’s management team, was on the other end. He left a voicemail.

Bergeron had made the team, the second time he’ll represent Canada in the Olympics, having won a gold medal in Vancouver in 2010.

And Bergeron won’t be the only member of the Bruins heading to Sochi in February. He’ll be joined by Slovakia’s captain Zdeno Chara, who called it a “huge honor,” Finland’s Tuukka Rask, and the Czech Republic’s David Krejci, whose roster spot was announced Monday. Loui Eriksson was also named to the Swedish team, though the winger hasn’t played since sustaining a concussion Dec. 7.

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