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Bruins Week Ahead: November 9-15

Brad Marchand makes franchise history

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / Boston Bruins

STAT OF THE WEEK: Brad Marchand is the first player in franchise history to record multiple five-point performances through the team's first 14 games and is just the 10th player to do so since the 1986-87 season. 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "That's Marchy. I mean what, that's his third five-point night? I wouldn't mind one of those. I mean jeez, I'll start with one." - Jake DeBrusk on Monday after Brad Marchand scored five points in a win over Pittsburgh. 

TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 8): @JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): "I can't even type what I'm thinking because there's a lot of something going on upstairs and I have no idea what it means because the Bruins' power play is mind boggling."

HONORABLE MENTION: @_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): "A Torey Krug goal after the Stone Cold music? No longer a coincidence. #MichiganRattlesnake."

2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:

@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1, Week 8

@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3

@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4

@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5

@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6

@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7

BRUINS ALUMNI GAMES: On Saturday, November 9, the Bruins Alumni will head to the Alfond Arena at Colby College in Waterville, ME. The alumni will play the Waterville Whalers at 5 p.m. in a game to benefit the Alfond Youth and Community Center. Tickets are $10. Bob Beers, Dave Shaw and Joe Mullen are expected in the line-up.

BEHIND THE B SEASON 7: The New England Emmy Award-winning series returns again this season to give fans an exclusive look at everything Black & Gold. In Episode 3, viewers got an inside look at the Bruins family party and family skate, as well the 2019-20 season-opening road trip. To watch past episodes, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB

NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 4: Sunday, November 10, 5:30 p.m. ET

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 11, Tuukka Rask plays in his 500th game, Par Lindholm and Matt Grzelcyk decorate pumpkins and the Bruins take photos with dogs for their annual Pucks and Pups calendar. To watch Episode 11, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.

NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 12: Thursday, December 5, 5:30 p.m. ET

NESN "MY STORY": NESN's "My Story" TV series has expanded to the Boston Bruins for the 2019-20 season and will feature 13 episodes detailing the journey of individual Bruins players to the NHL. In episode two, Weymouth native Charlie Coyle talks about an NHL career that finally led him back home to Massachusetts. More information on episodes can be found at NESN.com/BruinsMyStory.

NEXT EPISODE: Matt Grzelcyk: Monday, November 25, 8 p.m. ET 

2020 NHL GLOBAL SERIES: The National Hockey League has announced that the Boston Bruins will open the 2019-20 season against the Nashville Predators at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic to headline the 2020 NHL Global Series. Both the Bruins and Predators will complete their training camps in Europe and will each play in an exhibition match as part of the 2020 NHL Global Series Challenge. The Bruins will report to Mannheim, Germany, while the Predators will report to Bern, Switzerland, before the two teams meet in Prague. 

TD BANK PASS CLINIC: The Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team will be traveling to Springfield, MA on Wednesday, November 13 to award Ludlow Youth Hockey a TD Bank P.A.S.S. (Partnership to Assist Skaters and Shooters) Clinic. Each P.A.S.S. Clinic is one-hour long and is conducted by Bruins alumni and members of the Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team. Each clinic is open to 50 youth hockey players in the Squirt/U10 or Pee Wee/U12 age classifications. Each participant will receive a P.A.S.S. jersey, gift bag and two tickets to an upcoming Boston Bruins home game. Additionally, TD Bank will present a $1,000 donation to the hosting youth hockey organization.

SINGLE GAME TICKETS: Fans can purchase single game tickets powered by Ticketmaster for the 2019-20 season and choose from a variety of matchups and special events like Black Friday and Fan Appreciation Night. Fans can purchase tickets at www.Ticketmaster.com/BostonBruins.

GROUP TICKETS: Groups of fans can get together for a Boston Bruins game at TD Garden and save off box office prices. Fans can select from a variety of youth hockey experiences including playing on the iconic TD Garden ice during intermission. Fans can learn about group tickets powered by Ticketmaster at www.BostonBruins.com/Groups.

BUD LIGHT TOP SHELF BAR: Groups of fans can watch the Bruins at the brand-new Bud Light Top Shelf Bar, located on level 8 of TD Garden. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion, the bar includes both barstool and standing seat options. Fans can learn more at BostonBruins.com/Groups. 

SUITE RENTALS: Fans can watch the Boston Bruins from their own private suites powered by Ticketmaster throughout the 2019-20 season. Ideal for group outings, select luxury suites are still available for upcoming home games accommodating 18-60 fans. For additional information, fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/Suites or call 617-624-1847. 

NEW PROSHOP: Fans can gear up for the season ahead at the new ProShop powered by '47, now open on street level at the Hub on Causeway entrance to TD Garden. Fans can shop a variety of authentic team merchandise, customized apparel, exclusive Garden items and more.

OPERATION HAT TRICK: For the fourth year in a row, the Boston Bruins and Red River have partnered to create special-edition Operation Hat Trick merchandise. A percentage of sales will support the recovery of wounded service members and veterans. Fans may shop Operation Hat Trick now at the ProShop powered by '47. 

KIDS CLUB: This summer, the Boston Bruins launched their first-ever official youth fan club, the Bruins Academy Kids Club presented by Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Parents can sign their children up now and receive a Bruins-themed welcome pack, access to reduced price tickets, and a discount at the ProShop. Fans can learn more and sign up at www.BostonBruins.com/KidsClub.

BFIT CHALLENGE: Fans and local First Responders will have the opportunity to come together on Jan. 26 at TD Garden for the BFit Challenge powered by National Grid. Teams will compete for awards, including Boston Bruins suite tickets. All proceeds from the BFit Challenge will go to First Responders. Those looking to participate can register at www.BostonBruins.com/BFitChallenge.

BFIT PERFORMANCE SERIES: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit Performance Series presented in partnership with the National Guard at South High Community School on Friday, November 1. 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.

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.

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

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