BOSTON, MA – In order to thank fans for their continued support throughout the 2013-2014 season the Boston Bruins will host their “Fan Appreciation Day” on Saturday, April 12 during their 12:30 p.m. game against the Buffalo Sabres. The day will feature multiple fan giveaways including gift cards, autographed memorabilia, one of a kind experiences and more, a pregame awards presentation for the 2013-14 Bruins Season Awards, and the “Shirts Off Our Backs” ceremony immediately following the game.
On their way into TD Garden fans will receive a special Rally Towel designed by the winner of the AT&T Design My Rally Towel Contest. The first 10,000 fans will also receive a team poster courtesy of TD Bank.
Before the game, the Bruins will host a pregame awards ceremony to present the winning Bruins players with the following 2013-14 Season Awards:
-The Eddie Shore Award: Presented by the Gallery Gods to the player who exhibits exceptional hustle and determination
-Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy: Voted by the Boston Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and presented to the player who has been most outstanding in Bruins home games.
-John P. Bucyk Award: Given to the player who has contributed the most to charitable and community endeavors, a $1,000 donation will be made to a charity of the winner's choosing by the Boston Bruins Foundation
-98.5 The Sports Hub 3 Stars: The 3 Stars awards are given to those players who have contributed the most to the team's success this season.
Immediately following the Bruins/Sabres match-up, Bruins players will remain on the ice and hand the “Shirts off their Backs” to fans that were chosen at random throughout the game. Each of these lucky fans will receive a sealed envelope containing the name of a current Bruins player from whom they will receive a game-worn jersey.
Fans interested in learning more about Boston Bruins players, or ticket options, should visit the team website at www.bostonbruins.com or call 617.624.BEAR.