BOSTON, MA – On Wednesday, August 1, Bruins alum and 1980 Olympic gold medalist Dave Silk will be visiting the Boston Bruins Summer Camp presented by Stonyfield Farm at Armstrong Arena in Plymouth (103 Long Pond Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help lead the on-ice instruction. This event is open to the media and Silk will be available for interviews.
The Scituate, MA native played parts of two seasons with the Bruins from 1983-85, registering 20-22=42 totals in 64 games, and most notably helped Team USA achieve gold in the 1980 “Miracle on Ice.”
Prior to a professional career that spanned from 1979-1991 in the National Hockey League, American Hockey League, Central Hockey League and overseas, Silk played locally for Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA and played three seasons at Boston University, winning a national championship in 1978. He was selected 59th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. Over the course of seven NHL seasons, Silk played 249 games with Boston, the New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings and Winnipeg Jets, recording 54-59=113 totals.
The Boston Bruins and Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. have partnered to host four Boston Bruins Summer Camps presented by Stonyfield Farm for youth hockey players ages 7-14. Plymouth marks the third camp this summer, following camps in Franklin and West Roxbury, with the fourth summer camp set to place at Haverhill Valley Forum from August 13-17.
The Boston Bruins Summer Camps presented by Stonyfield Farm provide youth hockey players with the skills and support necessary for them to reach their full potential. The camp consists of 37.5 hours of hockey specific training, including the Pro Ambitions signature "Battle Camp," a series of 1-on-1 game-simulated battles all over the ice. In addition, campers participate in daily on and off-ice conditioning, four hours of daily on-ice sessions with former and current NHL players, as well as a variety of appearances and autograph sessions with members of the Boston Bruins organization. Each skater will receive a camp jersey, t-shirt and a Bruins gift bag including the Bruins official Stanley Cup Championship season commemorative book, Full 60 to History.
Fans interested in learning more about Boston Bruins players, or ticket options, should visit the team website at www.bostonbruins.com or call 617.624.BEAR.
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