QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I was so excited to go to the Bojangles Coliseum and play in front of 400 people." -John Moore on playing in his first game since last spring while on a conditioning loan to Providence.
TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 12): @AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): "Reports from the homefront: The 2.5-year-old, watching the start of the Bruins broadcast, just asked, "Where Anders Bjork is?" and, well, I fear this kid may have the hockey bug."
HONORABLE MENTION: @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
2019-20 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6, Week 12
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4, Week 11
@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1, Week 8
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5
@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 9
@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Boston): Week 10
BFIT SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit School Assembly program at Highlands Elementary School on Tuesday, December 10. The program is an interactive 45-minute assembly that teaches participants how to live a happy, healthy lifestyle by emphasizing the importance of proper nutrition, kindness, determination and movement through the game of hockey. In addition to the 45-minute program, Highlands Elementary School will receive a full set of Franklin Sports Bruins-branded street hockey equipment to utilize and grow the sport of hockey.
BFIT PERFORMANCE SERIES: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit Performance Series presented in partnership with the National Guard at Leominster High School on Thursday, December 12. The 45-minute assembly 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: The Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team will be traveling to Bajko Rink in Hyde Park, MA on Thursday, December 19 to award the Hyde Park Youth Hockey program a TD Bank P.A.S.S. (Partnership to Assist Skaters and Shooters) Clinic starting at 6 p.m.
Each P.A.S.S. Clinic is one-hour long and conducted by Bruins alumni and members of the Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team. The 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.
BEHIND THE B SEASON 7: The New England Emmy Award-winning series returns again this season to give fans an exclusive look at everything Black & Gold. In Episode 5, viewers get an inside look at Military Appreciation Night and head athletic trainer Don DelNegro celebrates his 2,000th game. To watch past episodes, visit http://www.bostonbruins.com/BehindTheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 6: Thursday, December 19, 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 12, Joakim Nordstrom and Steven Kampfer help out at a TD Bank P.A.S.S. Clinic, Danton Heinen talks about his pregame meal and David Backes visits horses at the Bina Farm Center with his daughter, Stella. To watch Episode 12, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 13: TBD
NESN "MY STORY": NESN's "My Story" TV series has expanded to the Boston Bruins for the 2019-20 season and will feature 13 episodes detailing the journey of individual Bruins players to the NHL. In episode three, Matt Grzelcyk talks about spending time in TD Garden as a kid and working his way toward a playing career with the Bruins. More information on episodes can be found at NESN.com/BruinsMyStory.
NEXT EPISODE: Torey Krug: Friday, December 13, 8 p.m. ET
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 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.
BUD LIGHT TOP SHELF BAR: Groups of fans can watch the Bruins at the brand-new Bud Light Top Shelf Bar, located on level 8 of TD Garden. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion, the bar includes both barstool and standing seat options. Fans can learn more 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.
PROSHOP: Fans can show their black and gold pride at the all-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 both in-store and online at BostonProShop.com.
BRUINS THIRD JERSEY: Fans can now purchase the all-new Boston Bruins third jersey, the latest alternate since adopting its 2016 Winter Classic jersey as a season-long addition in 2016-17. The jersey and entire third jersey line, including the hats, tees and zips will be available at the ProShop powered by '47 at TD Garden and online at BostonProShop.com.
OPERATION HAT TRICK: For the fourth year in a row, the Boston Bruins and Red River have partnered to create special-edition Operation Hat Trick merchandise. A percentage of sales will support the recovery of wounded service members and veterans. Fans may shop Operation Hat Trick now at the ProShop powered by '47.
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 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 .
PUCKS & PADDLES: For the third year in a row, Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins Foundation have teamed up for the Patrice Bergeron and 98.5 The Sports Hub Pucks and Paddles event, which will take place on January 17, 2020 at Royale Boston. The tournament features players from the Bruins roster, 98.5 on air talent highest fundraisers and children from Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. VIP attendees enjoy a pre-event meet and greet with members of the team. Fans can learn more about VIP options and purchase their VIP ticket at BostonBruins.com/PingPong.
HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: The 12th Annual Bruins Academy Holiday Tournament returns December 27 - 30 at the Haverhill Valley Forum. Open to mite and squirt teams, each team will participate in a minimum of three games and all players will receive a Boston Bruins gift bag and tournament t-shirt. Learn more and sign up your team today at BostonBruins.com/HolidayTournament.
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