STAT OF THE WEEK: After playing in Tuesday's game against Vegas, Zdeno Chara surpassed Wayne Gretzky in games played with 1,488. Chara now ranks 23rd all-time in games played and is fourth among active players.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "Been feeling really good…excited to be back with Wags and Sean." - Joakim Nordstrom on his return to the lineup Thursday against Colorado.
TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 4):
HONORABLE MENTION: @mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): "Charlie Coyle just held the puck so long I wrote a novella"
2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3
@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4
FAN FEST: Opening Night Fan Fest powered by TD Bank will be returning to Canal Street before the Boston Bruins home opener against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, Oct. 12. Starting at 4:30PM until puck drop at 7:00PM fans of all ages can enjoy live entertainment, participate in activities and games and have the opportunity to win prizes. Admission is free and fans do not need a ticket to the game to participate in any of the festivities.
To round out opening weekend festivities, Boston Bruins Fan Fest powered by TD Bank will return to Canal Street before the Bruins game against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, Oct. 14. To learn more fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/FanFest.
DIGITAL MEDIA GUIDE: A digital edition of the Boston Bruins 2019-20 Media Guide is now available online on the Bruins media website, https://www.bostonbruins.com/media. The guide includes information on players, statistics, franchise history and more.
BRUINS ON 98.5 THE SPORTS HUB: Hear from some of your favorite Bruins all throughout this season on 98.5 The Sports Hub.Jake DeBrusk will appear on "Toucher and Rich" every Wednesday at 9:35 a.m. Torey Krug and Chris Wagner will also be making weekly appearances Thursday afternoons on "Zo and Bertrand".
BRUINS ALUMNI GAMES: On Sunday, October 13 the Bruins Alumni will play the Old Colony Police & Fire at The Bogg in Kingston, MA. The puck is set to drop at 6:30pm in the game to benefit the Kingston Police Association. Tickets will be available at the door: $10. For adults and children Under 14 are free. Don Awrey will be coaching and Andrew Raycroft, Rick Middleton and Terry O'Reilly are expected on the ice.
BBF OPENING NIGHT 50/50 RAFFLE: The Boston Bruins Foundation Opening Night 50/50 Raffle Jackpot will benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts and features a guaranteed minimum jackpot of $50,000! Tickets can be purchased online at BostonBruins.com/5050 and during the Boston Bruins vs. New Jersey Devils game on Oct 12th. The winner will be chosen at the start of the 3rd period.
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.
COACHING SYMPOSIUM: The Boston Bruins have teamed up with USA Hockey for a day of coaching education on Saturday, November 2nd. This free event is open to coaches of all skill levels to listen and learn from some of the best in the game. Coaches can register now at www.BostonBruins.com/CoachingSymposium.
SKATE & SKI: The Boston Bruins, Loon Mountain, and 98.5 The Sports Hub have teamed up again to bring fans the Skate and Ski package. Fans can purchase a Skate and Ski ticket to select Bruins games this year for $99 and receive a complimentary lift ticket to Loon Mountain Resort, just two hours away from Boston. Fans can purchase tickets today at www.BostonBruins.com/SkateAndSki.
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 atwww.Ticketmaster.com/BostonBruins.
GROUP TICKETS: Groups of fans can get together for a 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.
SUITE RENTALS: Fans can watch the 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.
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 atwww.BostonBruins.com/KidsClub.
BFIT CHALLENGE: Fans and local First Responders will have the opportunity to come together on January 26th at TD Garden for the BFit Challenge powered by National Grid. Teams will compete for awards, including 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.
BBF GIVING APP: With the BBF Giving App, fans can give to their favorite BBF cause, while getting rewarded in the process. Causes include the Special Olympics, and Pucks and Paddles, and prizes ranging from autographed items to 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.
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.
BEHIND THE B SEASON 7: The New England Emmy Award-winning series returns again this season to give fans an exclusive inside look at everything Black & Gold. In Episode 2, viewers get an inside look at the Bruins 2019 training camp, as well as the returns of Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo after signing new contracts. To watch Episode 2, visitwww.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 3: Sunday, October 27, 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 10, Bruins Academy highlights the bond between Boston sports teams, Bruins players read nice tweets and Tuukka Rask tours a spa in Finland. To watch Episode 10, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 11: TBD
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