BOSTON, MA –
The Boston Bruins will honor local military members, veterans, and their families at Military Appreciation Night presented by the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Army National Guard on Monday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. during the Bruins vs. New Jersey Devils game at the TD Garden. To show their support for the armed forces on the eve of this upcoming Veterans Day, Bruins players Matt Bartkowski
, Chris Kelly
, David Krejci
, Torey Krug
, Brad Marchand
, and Kevan Miller
will each purchase $2,500 worth of tickets to the Bruins/Devils 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.Patrice Bergeron
will host Defending The Blue Line (DTBL) in his private suite as part of his Patrice’s Pals program. DTBL is a non-profit organization, which ensures children of military members are afforded every opportunity to participate in the game of hockey.
Bruins fans can follow the lead of their favorite Bruins players through the team’s “Seats for Soldiers” program. The Seats for Soldiers program enables fans to purchase specially priced $125 Lower Level Seats and $75 Upper Level Seats that will be donated to the Boston Bruins Foundation who in turn will donate them to the USO New England. To purchase tickets for donation please call 617.624.1810 or visit www.bostonbruins.com/military
The entire Bruins team will wear camouflaged Spoked-B jerseys for warm-ups and will use camouflaged 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 10 and November 15, they will also be available at auctions.nhl.com beginning November 11.
The soldiers and families in attendance will be honored throughout the game with photo montages on the Garden HDX, Zamboni rides, and more. The Bruins Pro Shop and the Fan Zone 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 Pro Shop and all Fan Zone locations on the day of the game.
Proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will benefit the USO. The USO is a nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, which relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities. The USO is not part of the U.S. government, but is recognized by the Department of Defense, Congress and the President of the United States, who serves as Honorary Chairman of the USO. WHAT:
Military Appreciation Night presented by the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Army National GuardWHEN:
Monday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. during the Boston Bruins vs. New Jersey Devils gameWHERE:
TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114BRUINS PARTICIPATING:
Matt Bartkowski, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Torey Krug, Brad Marchand, and Kevan Miller; Patrice Bergeron will host Defending The Blue Line (DTBL) in his Patrice’s Pals suite.