BOSTON, MA – Bruins Forward Shawn Thornton is teaming up with 98.5 The Sports Hub and members of the 2013-14 Bruins roster for the seventh annual "Cuts for a Cause" event on Wednesday, March 26 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel (50 Park Plaza at Arlington, Boston, MA).
Thornton and teammates Matt Bartkowski, Patrice Bergeron, Johnny Boychuk, Gregory Campbell, Jordan Caron, Zdeno Chara, Dougie Hamilton, Jarome Iginla, Chad Johnson, Chris Kelly, Torey Krug, Milan Lucic, Kevan Miller, Adam McQuaid, Daniel Paille, Dennis Seidenberg, Reilly Smith, and Carl Soderberg will all have their heads shaved by auction winners to show their support and raise money for the Shawn Thornton Foundation, Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.
Bruins fans can bid on the opportunity to shave the head of their favorite participating Bruins player by visiting bostonbruins.com/cutsforacause. The bidding begins on Tuesday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m. and ends on Friday, March 21 at 12:00 p.m. Auction winners will also receive admission to the VIP session from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. where they will meet and greet the players on the event floor and receive a special Bruins gift bag that includes autographed Bruins memorabilia.
Fans can purchase tickets to the event, hosted by Shawn Thornton along with Fred "Toucher" Toettcher and Rich Shertenlieb of the Toucher & Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub, at bostonbruins.com/cutsforacause. VIP tickets are $150 and General Admission tickets are $30. Ticket prices do not include processing fees.
Depending on availability, $35 tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event. Door tickets must be paid in cash.
WHAT: The seventh annual "Cuts for a Cause" to benefit the Shawn Thornton Foundation, the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
WHERE: Boston Park Plaza Hotel, (50 Park Plaza at Arlington, Boston, MA)
WHEN: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (VIP Party: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and General Admission: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
WHO: Shawn Thornton and Boston Bruins players