BOSTON, MA - The Boston Bruins will honor local military members, veterans, and their families at Military Appreciation Night on Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. during the Bruins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game at the TD Garden. To show their support for the armed forces on the eve of this upcoming Veterans Day, Bruins players Noel Acciari, David Backes, Jimmy Hayes, Torey Krug, John-Michael Liles, Kevan Miller and Frank Vatrano will each purchase $2,500 worth of tickets to the Bruins/Blue Jackets game to give to local military members and their families. The military members and families who sit in these player-donated seats will have the opportunity to meet the players postgame.
The entire Bruins team will wear camouflaged Spoked-B jerseys for warm-ups and will use American flag and Canadian flag stick tape during the game to show their support for Military Appreciation Night. The team-signed, warm-up worn camouflaged jerseys will be auctioned off at the Boston Bruins Foundation table outside of Loge 4 on November X and November X.
There are many ways for fans to get involved in Military Appreciation Night. Season Ticket Holders, Game Plan Holders, and Premium Club clients with a ticket to the Blue Jackets game on Thursday, November 10 can donate their seats by logging into Account Manager and clicking on 'Manage My Tickets - Donate to Charity.' Tickets will be donated to local military programs. Fans can purchase Seats for Solider tickets for donation, giving local military members, veterans, and their families a chance to see Bruins hockey live at TD Garden in celebration of Military Appreciation Night by visiting https://www.nhl.com/bruins/tickets/military-appreciation-night or by calling 617-624-2327, Option 1.
Official Boston Bruins Camo Veteran's Day Reebok Practice Jerseys will be available at the ProShop powered by Reebok on Level 2 of TD Garden, Gameday ProShop stores, and on BostonProShop.com. The ProShop powered by Reebok and Gameday ProShop stores offer 10% off with a military ID at all times. In conjunction with Military Appreciation Night, all military will receive a 20% off discount at the ProShop powered by Reebok and all Gameday ProShop locations on the night of the game. Members of the military who would like to receive tickets can visit the USO New England website at uso.org/newengland.
The soldiers and families in attendance will be honored throughout the game with photo montages on the Garden HDX, Zamboni rides, and more.
The National Anthem will be performed by rock musician, and Lowell, MA native, Gary Hoey.
Details of other in-game elements will be confirmed in the coming days.
For more information on Military Appreciation Night, visit https://www.nhl.com/bruins/tickets/military-appreciation-night.
Fans looking to purchase tickets to the game can visit http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/01005119D0457149&brand=bostonbruins.