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Bruins Week Ahead: April 27 - May 3

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STAT OF THE WEEK: Fourteen different Bruins players have scored goals this postseason, which is the most among playoff teams. Columbus is second, with 13 different players.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "How do you like playing at home?"- Chris Wagner to Weymouth-native Charlie Coyle immediately after he scored the overtime, game-winning goal in Game 1 against Columbus.

TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 34):

HONORABLE MENTION: @_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): "Gostkowski, Chung, and Edelman are in the building. Julian Edelman just chugged a beer on the jumbotron. 19-0."

2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:

@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 8, Week 12, Week 17, Week 25, Week 26, Week 28, Week 34

@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 6, Week 11, Week 14, Week 24, Week 27, Week 30, Week 33

@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL.com): Week 4, Week 10, Week 15, Week 19, Week 22

@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 3, Week 5, Week 9, Week 13, Week 23

@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 7, Week 29, Week 32

@MattKalman (Matt Kalman, NHL.com): Week 16, Week 18, Week 21

@conroyherald (Steve Conroy, Boston Herald): Week 20

@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Sports Boston): Week 1

@Judd_Sirott (Judd Sirott, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 31

@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 2 

ROUND 2 PLAYOFF JACKPOT: The pot from the Game 1 50/50 raffle will roll over to Game 2, Saturday, April 27, to form one Mega Jackpot benefiting the Boston Bruins Foundation. The winner will be chosen at puck drop of the third period of Game 2. Fans can buy tickets at the game or online at www.BostonBruins.com/5050.

BRUINS PLAYOFF SPIRIT DAYS: The Boston Bruins Community Relations and Youth Hockey Teams and Xfinity will hold Boston Bruins Playoff Spirit Days at Gardner Pilot Academy on Monday, April 29 and Edison K-8 School on Thursday, May 2. The program is an interactive, 45-minute rally that teaches participants how waive a rally towel and includes a relay race and shootout. In addition to the program, the schools receive full sets of Franklin Sports, Bruins-branded street-hockey equipment and a Class Pack to utilize in physical education classes.

WATCH A BOSTON BRUINS ALUMNI GAME: The Boston Bruins Alumni will travel to the Cape and the Vineyard for a three-game stint this weekend. They start on Friday, April 26 at the Tony Kent Arena in South Dennis in a benefit game for the Alexander Ian Diamantopoulos Yarmouth/Dennis Youth Hockey Scholarship Fund, with puck drop set for 6:00 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door. Rick Middleton, Reggie Lemelin and Dan LaCouture are expected in the lineup. On Saturday, April 27, the alumni travel to Martha's Vineyard for a 1:00 p.m. game benefiting the Martha's Vineyard Community Ice Arena in Vineyard Haven against the Martha's Vineyard Mariners. Tickets are $20 and children aged 5 and under are free. Expected in the lineup are Rick Middleton, Joe Mullen, Paul Mara, Jay Miller and Dan LaCouture. On Sunday, April 28, the Bruins Alumni return to the mainland for their final game of the season against the Old Colony Police & Fire at the Bog Ice Arena in Kingston, MA. Game time is set for 2:00 p.m. and will benefit the Kingston Police Association. Tickets are $20 and children under 14 are free. Rick Middleton, Andrew Raycroft, Bob Sweeney, Bill Bennett and Joe Mullen are expected to take the ice with the team.

The Boston Bruins Alumni would like to thank all the fans for coming out to the games and supporting so many worthy charities during the 2018-2019 season. The team will look forward to seeing you all again in the Fall! 

BEHIND THE B SEASON 6 PRESENTED BY TICKETMASTER: The New England Emmy Award-winning series returns again this season to give fans an exclusive inside look at everything Black & Gold. In Episode 13, David Pastrnak tries out some goalie equipment and the Bruins visit the Jacobs family's home in Florida. To watch Episode 13, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB

NEXT EPISODE: Season 6, Episode 14: Saturday, April 27, 6:30 p.m. on NESN 

BRUINS ACADEMY THE SHOW: The New England Emmy Award-winning series is a fast-paced, educational, Black & Gold-themed program created for youth who love the game of hockey. One 30-minute episode will air each month on NESN. In Episode 4, Bruins Academy highlights TD Garden's first female PA announcer, Brad Marchand's work with NoticeAbility and the O.R.G. kids test out the B's facilities. To watch Episode 4, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.

NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 5: Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m. on NESN

PLAYOFF GEAR: Fans can gear up for the 2019 Boston Bruins Playoffs presented by Beth Israel Lahey Health with exclusive items such as playoff t-shirts, hoodies, caps and pucks. The official collection is available at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden. 

KRUG OPERATION HAT TRICK: Torey Krug has teamed up with '47 and Red River to support Operation Hat Trick with a special collection of gear. Proceeds from all purchases of the product will go to organizations across the country that support our nation's service members. Fans can pick up the gear at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden. 

FIRST RESPONDERS: The Boston Bruins are continuing to celebrate First Responders with exclusive, limited-edition gray '47 Boston Police and Fire t-shirts available in the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden. Net proceeds go to Firefighters Burn Foundation and Franciscan Children's.  

BRUINS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMPS: The Boston Bruins have teamed up with Pro Ambitions for the 10th Annual Bruins Academy Summer Camps presented by O.R.G Packaging. These camps will provide hockey players the opportunity to continue their skill development in a positive fun-filled environment with special appearances from members of the Bruins organization. Registration is now open so sign up today at www.BostonBruins.com/SummerCamp

BBF LICENSE PLATES: Fans can show off their black and gold pride while supporting local youth hockey with a Boston Bruins Massachusetts license plate. The funds raised will go to initiatives such as supporting town programs, helping establish programs for autistic players and financing summer camp scholarships for players who are foster children with the Mass. Dept. of Social Services. Fans can learn more and get theirs today at www.BostonBruins.com/LicensePlates.

BBF GIVING APP: The Boston Bruins Foundation launched a new BBF Giving App, where fans can give to their favorite BBF cause, while getting rewarded in the process. Causes include the Special Olympics and Pucks and Paddles and have prizes ranging from autographed items, game tickets and custom jerseys. Fans can download "BBF Giving App" for free in the App Store or Google Play today. Learn more at www.BostonBruins.com/Giving.

PLAYOFF TICKETS: Fans can now secure tickets for all home games of the 2019 Boston Bruins Playoffs presented by Beth Israel Lahey Health by going to www.Ticketmaster.com/Bruins. For all updated information about the 2019 Boston Bruins Playoffs presented by Beth Israel Lahey Health, fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/Playoffs.

GROUP DEPOSITS 2019-20 SEASON: Fans can put a deposit down now to reserve Boston Bruins group tickets powered by Ticketmaster for the 2019-20 season. A great way to entertain clients, reward employees, have fun with a team, or get together with family or friends, group tickets save fans and their groups. To learn more and put down a deposit for group tickets next season, fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/Groups.

GAME PLANS 2019-20 SEASON: With a Boston Bruins Game Plan, fans receive first access to 2019-20 Boston Bruins tickets presented by Ticketmaster and can save big off box office prices. Game Plan holders also receive priority access to 2020 NHL Stanley Cup® Playoff packages and have the opportunity to purchase a Legends membership. Fans can learn more and secure their 2019-20 Game Plan at www.BostonBruins.com/GamePlans.

SUITES POWERED BY TICKETMASTER: Fans can watch the B's from their own private suite during the 2019 Boston Bruins Playoffs presented by Beth Israel Lahey Health. These luxury suites have in-house catering and exclusive views of the ice, ideal for hosting clients or family and friends. The suites can accommodate 18 to 60 fans and will be available on a per-round basis. For additional information, fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/SuiteRentals or call 617-624-1847. 

BRUINS ON SOCIAL: If you don't already, be sure to follow the Boston Bruins on all social channels:

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BRUINS UPCOMING SCHEDULE

*Schedule is subject to change

**All practices and pregame skates at Warrior are open to the public

***All practice and game times are local to where they are being held

 

Saturday, April 27 (Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate, 10:30 a.m.

-Game 2 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 8:00 p.m. (TD Garden, NBC, CBC, TVA, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

 

Sunday, April 28 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)

-Practice, 12:00 p.m.

 

Monday, April 29 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA / Columbus, OH)

-Practice, 11:00 a.m.

-Travel to Columbus, OH

 

Tuesday, April 30 (Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH)

-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.

-Game 3 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:00 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, TVA, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

 

Wednesday, May 1 (Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH)

-Practice, 1:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 2 (Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH / Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.

-Game 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, TVA, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

-Travel to Boston, MA

 

Friday, May 3 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)

-Practice, 11:30 a.m.

 

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