HONORABLE MENTIONS: @JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): "Matty Falconer is a stick exchange legend."
2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL.com): Week 4, Week 10, Week 15, Week 19
@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, January 26 the Bruins Alumni will be visiting the Graf Rink in Newburyport for a game against the Newburyport Clippers Alumni. Puck drop is set for 4:00 p.m., and the game benefits Newburyport Youth Hockey. Tickets are $25 for adults and children and are available at the door. Expected in the line-up are Terry O'Reilly, Andy Brickley and Bob Beers.
On Sunday, January 27 the Bruins Alumni will be in New Hampshire for a game benefitting the Crotched Mountain Foundation at the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College in Goffstown. The game is set for 2:00 p.m., and tickets are available in advance for $10 or at the door for $15. Reserved seating is also available for $40. Andrew Raycroft, Terry O'Reilly and Rick Middleton are expected in the line-up.
FIRST RESPONDER CHALLENGE: The third annual BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid will take place Sunday, January 27, 2019 at TD Garden, starting at 9:00 a.m. This one-of-a-kind event invites first responders from all over New England to participate in a course throughout TD Garden. The event takes place to raise awareness around health and wellness of first responders and to support The Hundred Club, Inc., a charity that supports the families of police officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. All proceeds of the BFit First Responder Challenge will be donated to The Hundred Club. Fans can learn more and sign up to participate in the BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid by visiting www.BostonBruins.com/FirstResponderChallenge.
BLOOD DRIVE: The Bruins will host their Annual Bruins Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Sunday, January 27 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at TD Garden. It will be a day filled with family-friendly activities, including a kids' obstacle course, touch-a-truck, appearances by Blades the Bruins mascot and more. All presenting donors will receive a long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt. Free parking will be provided in the North Station Garage. Donors can make appointments by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767), visiting www.redcrossblood.org and entering sponsor code: BRUINS or using the Blood Donor App. Those interested can visit www.BostonBruins.com/BloodDrive for more information.
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.
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 7, sit back and enjoy some our favorite chirps, cellys and moments of Behind The B from over the course of the last six seasons. To watch Episode 7, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 6, Episode 8: Tuesday, January 22, 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 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: Tuesday, February 5, 5:30 p.m. on NESN
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.
ALL-STAR JERSEY: Support David Pastrnak making the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game in San Jose with the official Bruins All-Star jersey available now at the ProShop located on Level 2 of TD Garden. These one-of-a-kind jerseys are the first NHL hockey jerseys to feature repurposed and upcycled materials.
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.
BOSTON BRUINS CHARITY BAGS: The Boston Bruins Charity Bag presented by '47 is a one-of-a-kind collection of Boston Bruins and Winter Classic themed memorabilia. These limited-edition bags include autographed memorabilia, apparel and more! In addition to getting your hands on these great items, you will be supporting two non-profits: the Boston Bruins Foundation and Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. Please visit www.BostonBruins.com/charitybags to learn more about the program and to purchase your bag.
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.
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 at Warrior are open to the public
***All practice and game times are local to where they are being held
Saturday, January 19 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate, 11:00 a.m. (Warrior Ice Arena)
-Home game vs. New York Rangers, 7:00 p.m. (TD Garden, NESN, NHL Network, 98.5 The Sports Hub)
Sunday, January 20
Monday, January 21
- All-Star Break
Tuesday, January 22
- All-Star Break
Wednesday, January 23
- All-Star Break
Thursday, January 24
- All-Star Break
Friday, January 25
- All-Star Break
Saturday, January 26
-All-Star Game (San Jose, California)
Sunday, January 27
Monday, January 28 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 2:00 p.m.