HONORABLE MENTIONS: @conroyherald (Steve Conroy, Boston Herald): "There is an unidentified goaliebon themice at Bruins practice"
2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@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
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 8, Week 12, Week 17
@MattKalman (Matt Kalman, NHL.com): Week 16, Week 18, Week 21
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 95.8 The Sports Hub): Week 6, Week 11, Week 14
@conroyherald (Steve Conroy, Boston Herald): Week 20
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 7
@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Sports Boston): Week 1
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 2
WATCH A BRUINS ALUMNI GAME: On Saturday, February 2, the Boston Bruins Alumni will be at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton playing in a game to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Alumni in attendance will include Bob Sweeney, Rick Middleton and Terry O'Reilly. Puck drop is set for 2:00 p.m., and tickets are available at the door priced at $20 for adults and $10 for children.
PUCKS & PADDLES: The Boston Bruins Foundation is teaming up with Patrice Bergeron and 98.5 The Sports Hub for the annual Pucks & Paddles Ping Pong Tournament on February 7 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Royale Boston (279 Tremont Street, Boston). Fans will have the opportunity to bid on a chance to play doubles ping pong with select Boston Bruins players, including Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara and David Pastrnak. Bidding opens Monday, January 14 and remains live until Friday, February 1. Visit www.BruinsAuctions.org to place your bid. All proceeds raised will benefit Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and the Boston Bruins Foundation. Fans can also purchase tickets to attend the event: VIP ($200) or general admission ($50) - please note that GA tickets do not include player meet and greets. To purchase tickets and learn more about this event, please visit www.BostonBruins.com/PingPong.
PJ DRIVE: The Boston Bruins, led by Zdeno Chara, will host the 12th Annual PJ Drive, starting Friday, February 1st and running through March 15th. The drive will benefit Cradles for Crayons and DCF Wonderfund, two non-profits that ensure positive living conditions for children. Fans can sign up their organizations to host a drive or can donate new PJs at a participating local library. The top three host organizations will receive tickets to a Bruins game. There will also be an in-game collection on February 9th, where fans can bring new PJs or $10. Fans who contribute will be entered into a raffle for autographed Bruins items. Learn more at www.BostonBruins.com/PJDrive.
SECOND ANNUAL SIX CITY CLASSIC HOCKEY TOURNAMENT: From February 8-10, police and fire hockey teams in the Original 6 markets will compete in a friendly hockey tournament in Boston. Both the Boston Bruin Boston Police and Boston Fire hockey teams will be competing. The games will be held at Murphy Rink in South Boston and Devine Rink in Dorchester, with the championship game at Warrior Ice Arena. Toronto Police won the inaugural tournament last year.
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 8, Behind the B visits the Providence Bruins, tags along with Joakim Nordstrom and his family for a day at the brewery and the B's visit Toronto. To watch Episode 8, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 6, Episode 9: Sunday, February 10, 1:30 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 Season 4, Episode 1, the B's meet some fans at the team's annual season-ticket holder event, do a little holiday shopping for kids in local hospitals and deliver them holiday cheer! To watch Episode 1, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 2: Sunday, February 3, 4:30 p.m. on NESN
VALENTINE'S DAY: Fans can celebrate that special someone by purchasing new Valentine's Day B's and C's items, such as bracelets, totes and pucks available at the ProShop located on Level 2 of TD Garden.
WINTER KNITS: Fans can sport the newest and warmest winter gear this season by purchasing B's and C's knits, scarves, jackets and more at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden.
WINTER CLASSIC PANORAMA: Commemorate the Bruins 2019 Bridgestone Winter Classic victory with a 360-degree panoramic photograph showcasing the sold-out crowd of over 76,000 fans. The panoramas are available for purchase at the ProShop located on Level 2 of TD Garden.
LIMITED EDITION '47 HATS DESIGNED BY THE PLAYERS: Launching for the first time on Black Friday is the Limited Edition '47 Hats designed by the Boston Bruins players including Brandon Carlo, Tuukka Rask, Danton Heinen, David Krejci, Torey Krug, Matt Grzelcyk, Charlie McAvoy, Jake DeBrusk and David Pastrnak. Featuring different Bruins logos throughout history and a range of styles and colors, each player worked closely with '47 to custom design their own hats based on their own individual style. The collection of headwear is exclusively available at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden.
INNAUGURAL B&G COLLECTION BY THE BRUINS WIVES: The inaugural b&g Collection by the Bruins Wives is now available for purchase at the Proshop on Level 2 of TD Garden. The first edition of the b&g Collection was conceptualized by Stephanie Bergeron and Melanie Krug and consists of stylish and functional Bruins themed apparel and accessories geared towards women. Bergeron and Krug spent time hand-selecting and designing each piece in the collection specifically for the stylish Bruins fan who loves representing the Black & Gold. Items range from $20-$130 in price. The debut collection will consist of 47 Brand and Lululemon items, including hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts and active wear. Collaborations with other brands will take place in the future. Ten percent of all sales of the collection will go to the Boston Bruins Foundation.
CARHARTT X '47: Boston Bruins partner '47 teamed up with Carhartt to create the OUTWORK x OUTROOT collection for our hard working, diehard fans. Get your Carhartt x '47 headwear at the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden.
2019 PUCKS & PUPS CALENDAR: The 2019 Pucks & Pups calendar is on sale now at the Proshop on Level 2 of TD Garden. All proceeds from the calendar will benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation and MSPCA-Angell. This is the fourth year of the Pucks and Pups calendar since its debut in 2015. This year's calendar features Bruins players Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and more, alongside Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes as part of the Bruins Foundation's B Inclusive initiative. The calendar features Bruins players with their family pets or new friends waiting for homes at the MSPCA-Angell. The photos were taken at Warrior Ice Arena as well as outside in some of Boston's landmark neighborhoods. The retail price of the calendar is $20. Since the calendar's inception, it has raised a total of $350,000 for the Boston Bruins Foundation.
NAME AND NUMBER TEES: A variety of your favorite Bruins player name and number tees are available in the ProShop on Level 2 of TD Garden or www.BostonProShop.com. Get yours today so you are ready for the show your Bruins pride at the start of the season.
ULTIMATE FAN SWEEPSTAKES PRESENTED BY TICKETMASTER: Do you want to be the next Ultimate Fan presented by Ticketmaster® at an upcoming Bruins home game? Enter for a chance to win loge tickets, a pre-game tour of TD Garden, and Bruins gear. Enter at www.BostonBruins.com/UltimateFan.
SINGLE GAME TICKETS POWERED BY TICKETMASTER: Get your Single Game Tickets powered by Ticketmaster for the 2018-19 season presented by Ticketmaster. Choose from a number of key matchups, Original Six rivals, and exciting night and weekend games. To purchase, go to www.ticketmaster.com or the NHL Bruins Mobile App.
SUITES POWERED BY TICKETMASTER: Watch the B's from your own private suite during the 2018-19 season powered by Ticketmaster. Select luxury suites are still available for upcoming home games, accommodating 18 to 60 fans. Each suite has in-house catering and exclusive views of the ice, ideal for hosting clients or family and friends. For additional information, visit www.BostonBruins.com/SuiteRentals or call 617-624-1847.
GROUP TICKETS POWERED BY TICKETMASTER: Get your Bruins Group Tickets powered by Ticketmaster for the 2018-19 Boston Bruins season. Gather a group of 10 or more friends or family and take advantage of special pricing. To learn more or purchase your group tickets, visit www.BostonBruins.Com/Groups.
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BRUINS UPCOMING SCHEDULE
*Schedule is subject to change
**All practices at Warrior are open to the public
***All practice and game times are local to where they are being held
Saturday, February 2 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA / Washington, DC)
-Practice, 11:00 a.m.
-Travel to Washington, DC
Sunday, February 3 (Capital One Arena, Washington, DC / Boston, MA)
-No pregame skate
-Away game vs. Washington Capitals, 12:30 p.m. (NBC, 98.5 The Sports Hub)
-Travel to Boston, MA
Monday, February 4 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 5 (Boston, MA / New York, NY)
-Pregame skate, 11:00 a.m. (Warrior Ice Arena)
-Home game vs. New York Islanders, 7:00 p.m. (TD Garden, NESN, 98.5 The Sports Hub)
-Travel to New York, NY
Wednesday, February 6 (Madison Square Garden, New York, NY / Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Away game vs. New York Rangers, 8:00 p.m. (NBCSN, 98.5 The Sports Hub)
-Travel to Boston, MA
Thursday, February 7 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11:30 a.m.
-Pucks and Paddles Event, 4:00 p.m. at Royale Boston (279 Tremont St., Boston, MA, 02116)
Friday, February 8 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11:00 a.m.