BOSTON - On Saturday, October 26th at 1:00 p.m, Boston Bruins alumni will face off with New York Rangers alumni at Bentley Arena in Waltham, MA in the "Face-Off For Heroes" Alumni Classic.
Hall of Famers Ray Bourque, Joe Mullen, Brad Park, Jean Ratelle, Brian Leetch and Rod Gilbert are anticipated to play or coach along with Rick Middleton, Reggie Lemelin, Bob Sweeney, Ken Linsemen, Andy Brickley, Bob Beers, Andrew Raycroft, Ken Hodge Jr and many more.
The game will benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation along with the Navy SEAL Foundation and the Warrior for Life Fund, which helps military families from all service branches cope with the unique challenges of combat, extended deployments, disabilities and long-lasting effects of war through the game of hockey.
The game will consist of three running time periods, with a three-minute intermission in between. The 1st period will be 20 minutes, and the 2nd and 3rd will be 15 minutes each. Official anthem singer of the Boston Bruins, Todd Angilly will sing the anthem prior to the game.
Tickets are free for military and first responders at www.warriorforlifefund.org. Tickets are also available for purchase at the same link.
Throughout the Alumni Classic, the NHL Alumni & Boston Bruins Foundation are also running a raffle opportunity where the winner can outfit a youth, high school or prep school team of their choice with new CCM hockey equipment and win 4 Suite tickets to a Boston Bruins Game. Most states and Canadian Provinces are eligible for this raffle at https://www.nhlalumniassociation.org/Fundraiser.
Navy officials and select players will be available to the media on Friday, October 25th at 1:30 p.m. at Bentley Arena.