Pierre-Edouard Bellemare enjoys improbable journey

There is a reason Philadelphia Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare arrives at the rink every day with a smile on his face.

“If the guys knew where I came from, they’d understand,” Bellemare said.

Where he came from is southern France. His improbable hockey journey is why he savors every second he spends in the NHL.