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Marc-Andre Bergeron
Marc-Andre Bergeron
Defenseman
(BAIR-zhur-uhn)
Number: 47
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 13, 1980
Birthplace: Trois-rivieres, QC, Canada
Acquired: From Anaheim in exchange for a third-round pick (Brandon McMillan) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Jun. 10, 2008
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Has accumulated 128 points (48-80=128) in 267 NHL games and 131 PIM...Has 17 career multi-point games including one career hat trick at OTT (1/4/06).
 
2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS
Appeared in 55 NHL contests, split between Anaheim and the NY Islanders...Totaled 19 points (9-10=19) and 20 PIM...Finished tied for sixth among NHL defensemen with eight PPG...Islanders went 6-1-0 when Bergeron scored a goal...Finished tied for 13th amongst NHL blueliners in shooting percentage (8.3 percent)...Registered three multi-point games, with a two-goal effort...Had two points (1-1=2) and four shots vs. NYR (10/10)...Recorded seven points (4-3=7) over seven-game span (12/3-12/31)...Tied career-high with three points (2-1=3) at CAR (12/31), his third career three-point effort...Had career-high eight shots vs. FLA (1/3)...Scored two PPG, including a GWG, at OTT (1/13)...Saw season-high 23:11 TOI vs. OTT (1/20)...Was traded to Anaheim from the Islanders in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (2/26)...Made Anaheim debut vs. CGY (2/29)...Had assist vs. LA (3/16)...Did not see action in a postseason game for Anaheim.
 
2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS
Tied a career-high of two assists in NYI debut vs. PIT (2/19) and at WAS (3/3)...Scored 100th point of NHL career at MTL (3/13)...Played in 200th NHL game at OTT (3/15)...Tied career-high of three points (1-2=3) at FLA (3/17)...Scored GWG on the power play in Game Two of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at BUF (4/14).
 
2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS
Finished second among EDM defensemen in scoring with 35 points...Finished third on EDM with an average time on ice of 21:18...Eighth in goals among NHL defensemen with 15...Scored first career NHL hat trick vs. OTT (1/14)...Played in 100th career NHL game at NYR (1/12)...Scored first career NHL playoff goal with a PPG in Game 3 of Western Conference Semifinals vs. SJ (5/10).
 
2003-04 HIGHLIGHTS
Finished second among EDM defensemen with 26 points (9-17=26)...Finished 15th in the NHL rookie scoring race and was third among NHL rookie defensemen. 
 
2002-03 HIGHLIGHTS
Split season between EDM and the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)...Made NHL debut at CGY (3/11)...Recorded first NHL point with a goal at STL (3/31) on Chris Osgood...Recorded first NHL assist on the power play vs. CGY (4/5)...Registered first career NHL penalty minute with a roughing minor vs. CBJ (3/28)...Was named to the AHL Second All-Star Team with Hamilton...Led Hamilton defensemen in scoring with 37 points (7-30=37) and ranked seventh overall among AHL defenseman...Led AHL in plus/minus at +34...Made NHL Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Western Conference Quarterfinal in Game 6 of the EDM vs. DAL series (4/19)...Recorded first playoff point with an assist in the series’ final game...Was re-assigned to Hamilton after Edmonton’s elimination, helping the Bulldogs reach the Calder Cup Final.
 
2000-01 HIGHLIGHTS
Named CHL’s and QMJHLs Defenseman of the Year...Named to both the CHL and QMJHL First All-Star Teams...Finished 14th in the QMJHL scoring with 100 points (36-64=100)...Finished fourth on Shawinigan in scoring and led all team defensemen in goals scored, assists and points.
 
1999-00 HIGHLIGHTS
Finished fourth on Shawinigan in scoring and led all team defensemen in goals scored with 24, assists with 50 and in points with 74.
 
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Acquired by Minnesota from Anaheim in exchange for a third round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (Brandon McMillan), June 10, 2008; Acquired by Anaheim from N.Y. Islanders in exchange for a third round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft (Kirill Petrov); Acquired by N.Y. Islanders with a third round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft (Kirill Petrov) from Edmonton in exchange for Denis Grebeshkov; Signed by Edmonton as a free agent, July 20, 2001.
 
PERSONAL
Marc-Andre Bergeron and his wife, Isabelle, have a daughter, Sofia and reside in Trois-Rivieres, Que. in the offseason...Lists his parents as the people that most inspired his hockey career...Nickname is “Gergi”...Playing in 2004 Stanley Cup Finals against Carolina is his most memorable hockey moment...Lists Xcel Energy Center as favorite part of Minnesota...Favorite breakfast food is crepes and favorite food is steak...Says Ikato is his favorite Twin Cities restaurant...Favorite movie is Scareface and favorite band is Nickelback...Enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family in the offseason...Favorite sports outside of hockey are golf and Formula 1...Lists Tiger Woods as his favorite athlete...Says the birth of his daughter is his most memorable moment outside of hockey.
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