Friday, September 25, 2009

Patrice Brisebois Honoured At Bell Centre

Former Montreal Canadiens defenceman Patrice Brisebois cries during a press conference to announce his retirement from NHL hockey, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Thursday September 24, 2009. Brisebois played for 18 years in the NHL, winning the Stanley Cup once in 1993 with the Canadiens. Photograph by: Phil Carpenter, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Montreal ­ The Breezer is gone with the wind.

Patrice Brisebois formally announced his retirement Thursday but not before the Canadiens gave him one more moment in the spotlight. Brisebois, who spent 16 of his 18 National Hockey League seasons in a Canadiens’ uniform, walked out to centre ice to accept the Jean Béliveau Trophy from the Canadiens’ legend.

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More News On Patrice Brisebois' Retirement From The Montreal Canadiens

Brisebois takes pride in scoring prowess, 1993 Cup win -- Montreal Gazette
Brisebois calls it a career -- Edmonton Sun
Canadiens defenseman Brisebois retires -- AP
Brisebois bids adieu -- Globe And Mail
NHL vet Brisebois wants to drive NASCAR -- Yahoo News/AP
Brisebois retires a Canadien -- CBC
Patrice Brisebois awarded the Jean-Béliveau Trophy --

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