Bergeron grows into leader for Bruins

Updated: May 30, 2011, 11:01 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Former Bruin and current Blackhawks pro scout Martin Lapointe has watched the Bruins' playoff run with a little more of an emotional attachment than most. When Lapointe was with the Bruins in the 2003-04 season, the veteran winger took Bruins center Patrice Bergeron under his wing as he and his family welcomed the 18-year-old rookie -- who like Lapointe, hailed from the province of Quebec -- into their home and served as a host family for him.

To this day, Bergeron credits Lapointe ...

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