BOSTON, MA –
The Boston Bruins and SBLI announced tonight the winners of the “Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Team Challenge” presented by The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts (SBLI, known in Connecticut as Centrian). 400,000 votes were received through the program. The top 20 teams, as determined by votes and noted below, each won 20 tickets to the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Fenway Park on January 1. An additional five teams will be chosen by the Boston Bruins players and will be announced Monday, December 14. A complete list of the 20 winning youth hockey teams can be found below.
In addition to winning tickets to the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the Bruins and SBLI will host a private celebration for representatives from each of the “Team Challenge” winning teams including a meet and greet with Bruins Vice President Cam Neely and a special skate on the ice of the outdoor rink at Fenway Park on Saturday, December 19.
The participating youth hockey teams each submitted an essay of 250 words or less explaining their efforts to emulate the Bruins (i.e. hardworking, giving back to the community, etc.). The top 20 teams were determined by online votes. The additional five teams, which are being judged on their essays by Boston Bruins players, will also receive 20 tickets to the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
“Boston Bruins Team Challenge” presented by SBLI Winning Teams (alphabetical order):
Andover (MA) Girls U12
Central Mass (MA) Outlaws Bantam A
Charlestown (MA) Girls U10
Edgewood (RI) Squirt 2B
Lakes Region (NH) Pee Wee 2
Lakes Region (NH) Squirt 1
Methuen (MA) Squirt B
Minuteman Lady Flames (MA) Girls U10
Nashoba Youth Hockey (MA) Mite C
Neponset Valley River Rats (MA) Pee Wee A
Newport (RI) Mite A
Newton (MA) Mite A
Parkway Youth Hockey (MA) Pee Wee D
Plymouth Jr. Eagles (MA) Bantam
Simsbury (CT) Mite A
Waltham (MA) Squirt B
Warwick (RI) Squirt B
Warwick (RI) Squirt C
Wellesley (MA) Squirt C
Woonsocket (RI) Pee Wee 2C
The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts is in no way affiliated with SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Company, Inc. For more information on The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts, visit www.sbli.com or call 1-888-GET-SBLI.