TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 5): @GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): "Jim Martin takes bow on last night at mic - 26 years, two buildings, 2.7 million throat lozenges."
HONORABLE MENTION: @_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): "I throw my hands up in the air sometimes saying ayooooo, I'm Zdeno."
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
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5
BRUINS ALUMNI GAMES: The Warrior for Life Fund, in partnership with the Boston Bruins Foundation, is pleased to announce the inaugural Alumni Classic-Face Off for Heroes hockey game between the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers Alumni will be played at Bentley Arena, the 1st LEED Platinum Certified hockey arena in the country.
The Saturday, Oct. 26 game benefits the Warrior for Life Fund with NHL Hall of Famer's Ray Bourque, Joe Mullen, Brian Leetch, Glen Anderson, Brad Park (Coach), John Ratelle (Coach) and Rod Gilbert (coach) as well as Bruins and Rangers notables Rick Middleton, Jay Miller, Adam Graves, Ron Duguay anticipated to attend.
BBF 50/50 RAFFLE: The Boston Bruins Foundation 's next 50/50 raffle will feature a Carryover Jackpot for the Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game on Oct. 22 and the Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues game on Oct. 26. Fans will be able to buy tickets in arena and online at www.BostonBruins.com/5050.
The winner for the Jackpot will be chosen at the start of the 3rd period of the Oct. 26 game.
BFIT PERFORMANCE SERIES: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit Performance Series presented in partnership with the National Guard at Ayer Shirley Regional High School on Wednesday, Oct. 23. 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.
TD BANK P.A.S.S. CLINIC: This week, the Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team will be hosting a special TD Bank P.A.S.S. (Partnership to Assist Skaters and Shooters) clinic at Warrior Arena on Oct. 23 with Arlington Hockey Club. This P.A.S.S. Clinic will be one-hour long and is conducted by a current Bruins player 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.
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.
BOSTON BRUINS & FUTURE GOALS TO HOST STEM DAY AT WARRIOR ICE ARENA: The Boston Bruins & Future Goals will host a STEM day at Warrior Ice Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for 150 local students. They will take part in different activities on and off the ice including taking a look at the Zamboni with an Ice Technician, Hockey Knowledge 101 and taking shots and faceoffs on the ice. The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have partnered to launch the Future Goals program which is an initiative that provides students with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education opportunities. Bruins participating include the Bruins' Mascot, Blades, the Bruins Promo Team and Bruins youth hockey staff.
HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER RETAIL: Fans can show their support for those fighting cancer by wearing the official Boston Bruins Hockey Fights Cancer lavender gear including jerseys, caps, knits, and pullovers. Fans can shop at the ProShop powered by '47 located at the Hub on Causeway or online at www.BostonProShop.com.
HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER OPENING NIGHT: On Oct. 29, The Boston Bruins will host Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by Beth Israel Lahey Health as they face off against the San Jose Sharks. The Bruins will wear customized lavender Hockey Fights Cancer jerseys during their pregame skate in support of those affected by cancer. Fans can donate tickets to local cancer patients and families for their chance to attend the game. To learn more, fans can visit www.BostonBruins.com/HockeyFightsCancer.
NINTH ANNUAL COACHING SYMPOSIUM: The Boston Bruins have teamed up with USA Hockey for a day of coaching education on Saturday, Nov. 2. 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 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.
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.
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.
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, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindtheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 3: Sunday, Oct. 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: Monday, Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m. ET
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