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Patrice Bergeron Has Eaten Chicken Before Every Game Since He Was 17

Even at 34 years old, Patrice Bergeron remains one of the best two-way forwards in hockey.

The Boston Bruins center has played over 1,000 NHL games to date, and before each of them, he consumed a nearly identical pre-game meal.

"It's been chicken since I was probably 17 years old," Bergeron told NHL.com.

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Even at 34 years old, Patrice Bergeron remains one of the best two-way forwards in hockey.

The Boston Bruins center has played over 1,000 NHL games to date, and before each of them, he consumed a nearly identical pre-game meal.

"It's been chicken since I was probably 17 years old," Bergeron told NHL.com.

"It used to be chicken, pasta and broccoli, and now it's chicken, sweet potatoes and broccoli…You think it's getting old, but you can't change the routine I guess."

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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