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Bruins Announce Kids Captain Contest

Contest is in partnership with Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins announced today that they have partnered with Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports for the Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports Kids Captain contest.

The Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports Kids Captain contest is open to youth hockey players ages 8-12, and five winners will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to stand alongside members of the Boston Bruins during the National Anthem at an upcoming Bruins home game this season. 

"We are excited to partner with MonkeySports and the Boston Bruins to provide this once-in-a-lifetime experience for five youth hockey players to stand alongside some of the best professional players in the world," said Mary-Kay Messier, Vice President, Marketing, Bauer Hockey. "Every player dreams of meeting their hockey heroes and for these lucky winners, not only will they get to meet their favorite athletes, they will have the opportunity to stand side-by-side with them on the ice. This contest is truly a dream come true for young hockey players."

"The Bauer Hockey and MonkeySports Kids Captain Contest is an incredible opportunity for youth players to experience a Boston Bruins game like never before," said John Naaman,Founder, MonkeySports. "Not only does each player get to stand on the ice, they also get treated just like the pros, with brand new skates and their very own jersey. This contest is truly an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for youth hockey players."                                                                       

Each winner will be outfitted in head-to-toe BAUER gear, receive a custom Bruins jersey, a MonkeySports Gift Card, four Boston Bruins game tickets, and a behind the scenes tour of TD Garden.

A Kids Captain will serve at each of the following Bruins home games:

·             February 28 vs Arizona Coyotes, 7p.m.

·             March 11 vs Philadelphia Flyers, 1p.m.

·             March 23 vs Tampa Bay Lightning, 7p.m.

·             April 1 vs Florida Panthers, 1p.m.

·             April 4 vs Tampa Bay Lightning, 7p.m.

Youth hockey players can enter the contest by visiting www.hockeymonkey.com/BauerBruins or MonkeySports locations in Derry, N.H. and Norwood, Mass.

ABOUT BAUER HOCKEY

Bauer Hockey is the world's most recognized designer, marketer and manufacturer of hockey equipment. Founded in Kitchener, Ontario in 1927, Bauer Hockey developed the first skate with a blade attached to a boot, forever changing the game of hockey. Since then, Bauer Hockey has continued to develop the most sought after products in the industry, including the widely successful SUPREME®, VAPOR® and NEXUS® lines of products. Performance Sports Group Ltd., the parent company of BAUER, markets products under the BAUER, MISSION, MAVERIK, CASCADE, INARIA, COMBAT and EASTON brand names. For more information about Bauer Hockey, visit www.bauer.com.

ABOUT MONKEYSPORTS

MonkeySports has been serving athletes around the world since 1999. We are the number one retailer of hockey equipment in the United States and carry a vast selection of roller hockey, lacrosse, baseball, and softball equipment. MonkeySports has nine established brick-and-mortar stores across North America and Europe and six retail websites. Our online stores operate under the banners hockeymonkey.com, goaliemonkey.com, lacrossemonkey.com, baseballmonkey.com, monkeyteamsports.com, and monkeysports.eu. We are an established leader in the Retail and E-Commerce industry.

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