BOSTON, MA – Bruins Forward Shawn Thornton is teaming up with 98.5 The Sports Hub and 17 other members of the 2012-13 Bruins roster for the sixth annual "Cuts for a Cause" event on Monday, April 1 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Royale Boston (279 Tremont Street, Boston, MA). Gregory Campbell, Jordan Caron, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Dougie Hamilton, Nathan Horton, Aaron Johnson, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Lane MacDermid, Brad Marchand, Adam McQuaid, Daniel Paille, Rich Peverley, Jay Pandolfo, Dennis Seidenberg, and Thornton will all have their heads shaved by auction winners to show their support and raise money for the Shawn Thornton Foundation, Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. The 18 current players shaving their heads is the highest number of players participating in the event’s six-year history.
Bruins fans can bid on the opportunity to shave the head of their favorite participating Bruins player by visiting bostonbruins.com/cutsforacause. The bidding begins on Monday, March 25 and ends on Friday March 29. Auction winners will also receive admission to the VIP session from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. where they will meet and greet the players on the event floor and receive a special Bruins gift bag that includes autographed Bruins memorabilia.
Fans can purchase tickets to the event, hosted by Shawn Thornton along with Fred "Toucher" Toettcher and Rich Shertenlieb of the Toucher & Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub, at bostonbruins.com/cutsforacause. VIP tickets are $100 and General Admission tickets are $25. Ticket prices do not include processing fees.
Depending on availability, $30 tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event. Door tickets must be paid in cash.
WHAT: The sixth annual "Cuts for a Cause" to benefit the Shawn Thornton Foundation, the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
WHERE: Royale Boston, 279 Tremont Street, Boston MA
WHEN: Monday, April 1 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (VIP Party: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and General Admission: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)