BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins Foundation announced today, October 23, the winner of the “Coached by Claude” Raffle. The Winthrop Squirt B youth hockey team of the Valley Hockey League’s Squirt North American - A Division will get the opportunity to be coached by Bruins Head Coach Claude Julien for a game on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET at Haverhill Valley Forum (7 Parkridge Road, Haverhill, MA 01835). The team’s opponent will be determined at a later date.
Tickets for the raffle were purchased online at www.bruinsraffles.org for $5.00 per ticket until the deadline on October 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET, with the net proceeds benefitting the Boston Bruins Foundation and Massachusetts Hockey.
Members of the media planning to attend the game should contact Eric Tosi (firstname.lastname@example.org; 617.624.1935) with any questions regarding the event.
Fans interested in learning more about the Boston Bruins should visit the team website at www.bostonbruins.com or call 617.624.BEAR.
About the Boston Bruins Foundation
The Boston Bruins Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation whose mission is to assist charitable organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to enhancing the quality of life for children throughout New England. Since its inception in July 2003 by the Jacobs Family, it has raised more than $12 million dollars through a series of fundraising events. The Foundation, which provides grants to organizations that meet the standards of its mission, concentrates on athletics, academics, health, and community outreach programs that assist in helping enrich the lives of children throughout New England.
About Massachusetts Hockey
Massachusetts Hockey is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, which serves as the affiliate association of USA Hockey, Inc. and the governing body for the sport of hockey in the state of Massachusetts. Its mission is to foster, advance, develop and encourage participation in the sport of hockey in Massachusetts, and to develop and encourage sportsmanship between all players for the betterment of their physical and social well-being. Among other areas of focus, Massachusetts Hockey provides education and training resources, in addition to developing and improving the standards of the sport.