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Bruins Week Ahead: May 4-10

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STAT OF THE WEEK: In four games against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Round 2 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Tuukka Rask has played 267 minutes with 129 saves on 137 shots for a 1.80 goals against average and .942 save percentage.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "If I saw it then I probably would've slammed the stick and chased the refs, but probably better that I didn't see it." Tuukka Rask joking with reporters about the puck hitting the netting in the first period of Game 4.

TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 35): @AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL.com): "So. Tuukka Rask, eh?

HONORABLE MENTION: @_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): "If Charlie Coyle wants the puck, you are not getting the puck."

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, Week 35

@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

GAME 5 50/50 RAFFLE: The 50/50 raffle at Game 5 on Saturday, May 4 will benefit Scholar Athletes, which supports academic achievement through athletics. The winner will be chosen at the start of the third period. Fans can buy tickets at the game or online at www.BostonBruins.com/5050 until the start of the third period on Saturday.

BFIT PERFORMANCE SERIES: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit Performance Series presented in partnership with the National Guard at Madison Park Vocational High School on Monday, May 6. The 45-minute, assembly-style presentation is directed at local high school athletic departments and covers a range of topics including leadership, teamwork, nutrition, bullying and more.

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 14, go Behind the B in all seven games against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. To watch Episode 14, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.

NEXT EPISODE: Season 6, Episode 15: May, TBD 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.  

SUMMER CAMP: The Boston Bruins have teamed up with Pro Ambitions for the 10th Annual Bruins Academy Summer Camp 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:

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, May 4 (Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate, 10:30 a.m. (Warrior Ice Arena)

-Game 5 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:15 p.m. (TD Garden, NBC, CBC, TVA, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

 

Sunday, May 5 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA / Columbus, OH)

-Practice, 11:30 a.m.

-Travel to Columbus, OH

 

Monday, May 6 (Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH / Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.

-Game 6 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:00 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, TVA, 98.5 The Sports Hub)

-Travel to Boston, MA

 

Tuesday, May 7 - Friday, May 10

-TBD

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