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Bruins Week Ahead: October 5-11

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STAT OF THE WEEK: The Bruins' first goal of the season was scored by Brett Ritchie just 1:09 into Boston's season opener and against his former team, the Dallas Stars. 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "You're not going to score on your first two shots very often."- Ritchie after the Bruins scored on their first two shots in a 2-1 win over Dallas on Thursday.

TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 3): 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION: 

 

 

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

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 Saturday, October 5 the Boston Bruins Alumni will open up their season against the Cape Cod 49er's at the Hyannis Recreation Center, Hyannis, MA. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. and will benefit the Alex Diamontopoulos Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $20. And children under 13 are free. Expected in the lineup are Rick Middleton, Bobby Carpenter and Joe Mullen along with other members of the alumni team.  

On Sunday, October 6 the Bruins Alumni will head to the Ulin Rink, Milton, MA for a game to benefit Milton Youth Hockey. Game time is 3 p.m. Reggie Lemelin, Shawn McEachern and Glen Featherstone are expected to take the ice along with other members of the alumni team.  

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.

IIHF GIRLS' HOCKEY WEEKEND: The Boston Bruins will take part in the ninth annual International Ice Hockey Federation's (IIHF) World Girls' Hockey Weekend this Sunday, October 6, in Waltham, MA. The Bruins Youth Hockey Development team will assist on-ice with their only all-female Learn to Play clinic from 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm at Veterans Memorial Rink. Lexi Bender, Marisa Raspa, Christina Putigna, and Jenna Rheault of the Boston Pride will also be in attendance at the clinic to help out and sign autographs afterwards. 

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 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 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 Opening Night, Black Friday, and Fan Appreciation Night. Fans can purchase tickets at 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 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 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 at 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 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 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 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, visit www.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 9, Bruins Academy highlights the hometowns of Charlie Coyle , Tuukka Rask and Zdeno Chara . To watch Episode 9, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy. 

NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 10: Saturday, October 5, 7:30 p.m. ET.  

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 and pregame skates at Warrior are open to the public

***All practice and game times are local to where they are being held

 

Saturday, October 5 (Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ)

-No pregame skate

-Game vs. Arizona Coyotes, 6 p.m. 

 

Sunday, October 6 (Glendale, AZ)

-TBD

 

Monday, October 7 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)

-Travel to Las Vegas, NV

-Practice, 1 p.m.

 

Tuesday, October 8 (T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV)

-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.

-Game at Vegas Golden Knights, 7 p.m. 

-Travel to Denver, CO

 

 Wednesday, October 9 (Joy Burns Arena at DU, Denver, CO)

-Practice, 12 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 10 (Pepsi Center, Denver, CO)

-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.

-Game at Colorado Avalanche, 7 p.m. 

 

Friday, October 11 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)

-TBD

 

 

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