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Bruins Week Ahead: April 5-12

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STAT OF THE WEEK: The Bruins have reached the 100-point mark for the second-straight season and the sixth time in the last 11 seasons. It's the team's 23rd 100-point season overall, which is the most in NHL history.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "Oh, top shelf, dangled a couple guys before it."- Zach Senyshyn on how he's going to describe his first NHL goal 30 years from now (it was actually an empty-net goal).

TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 31): @Judd_Sirott (Judd Sirott, 98.5 The Sports Hub): "Marchand, Bergeron and Pastrnak rank 5th, 6th and 8th in the NHL in points per game. There are lots of great combinations around the league ... and there are some great debates to be had. But none are better than the Bruins #1 line."

HONORABLE MENTIONS: @_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 95.8 The Sports Hub): "Connor Clifton has yet to see a human he didn't want to obliterate."

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

@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 95.8 The Sports Hub): Week 6, Week 11, Week 14, Week 24, Week 27, Week 30

@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

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

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

@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

BATTLE OF THE BADGES: The Boston Police Hockey Club and Boston Fire Hockey Club will face off again at Battle of the Badges on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton, MA. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation and Catholic Charities. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or at www.BostonBruins.com/BattleoftheBadges using the promo code: BFDBPD. Kids under 12 are free. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. 

WATCH A BOSTON BRUINS ALUMNI GAME: The Boston Bruins Alumni will be at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on Saturday, April 6 to play the Why Me All Stars. Puck drops is slated for 3:45 p.m. The game benefits Why Me & Sherry's House. Tickets are $16 and are available at the door. Expected in the line-up are Andrew Raycroft, Rick Middleton and Reggie Lemelin. On Sunday, April 7 the Boston Bruins Alumni will play at the Stoneham Arena, in Stoneham, MA in a benefit game for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Puck drop is 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and are available at the door. Expected in the line-up are Rick Middleton, Andy Brickley, Bob Beers and Andrew Alberts. Former Bruins Captain Ed Sandford will be on the bench.  

BRUINS PLAYOFF SPIRIT DAYS: The Boston Bruins Community Relations and Youth Hockey Teams and Xfinity are holding Boston Bruins Playoff Spirit Days at Mary Lyon School on Monday, April 8, Jackson/Mann School and Winship Elementary School on Wednesday, April 10 and Abraham Lincoln School on Friday, April 12. The program is an interactive, 45-minute rally that teaches participants how waive a rally towel and includes a relay race and shootout. Additionally, each school will receive a full set of Franklin Sports Bruins-branded street hockey equipment and a Class Pack to utilize in physical education classes.

BFIT SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit School Assembly program at Lincoln School on Thursday, April 11. The program is an interactive, 45-minute assembly that teaches participants how to live a happy, healthy lifestyle by emphasizing the importance of proper nutrition, kindness, determination and movement through the game of hockey. Additionally, Lincoln School will receive a full set of Franklin Sports Bruins-branded street hockey equipment to utilize and grow the sport of hockey.

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 12, David Pastrnak sells some 50/50 tickets, Brad Marchand takes you inside his social media process and the Bruins celebrate Irish Heritage Night. To watch Episode 12, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.

NEXT EPISODE: Season 6, Episode 13: Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 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: May, TBD 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, caps and pucks. The official collection is available at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden. 

KRUG OHT: 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. This program will kick off with its first camps hosted in April at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton, MA and Conway Ice Arena in Nashua, NH during April school vacation and then continue into the Summer at several other locations. 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 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:

Twitter: @NHLBruins

Facebook: Boston Bruins

Snapchat: bruinsnhl

Instagram: @nhlbruins

 

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 6 (TD Garden, Boston, MA)

-No pregame skate

-Home game vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 1:00 p.m. (NESN, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

 

Sunday, April 7 - Friday, April 12

-TBA

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