TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 20): @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
HONORABLE MENTION: @mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe):
2019-20 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6, Week 12, Week 14, Week 16, Week 19
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4, Week 11, Week 17, Week 20
@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Boston): Week 10, Week 13, Week 15
@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1, Week 8
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 9
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5
@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7
@Metallica (Metallica, The Band): Week 18
BRUINS ALUMNI: The Bruins Alumni will play the Dana Farber Rink Rats on Saturday, February 1 at 2 p.m. at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton, MA. The game will benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children under 10. Rick Middleton, Terry O'Reilly and Dave Shaw are expected to take the ice.
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 8, viewers get an inside look as Karson Kuhlman returns to the lineup and Tuukka Rask makes a wish come true. To watch past episodes, visit http://www.BostonBruins.com/BehindTheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 9: Thursday, February 13, 5 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 the Season 5 debut, Charlie McAvoy heads over to the Celtics practice arena to shoot around with Jayson Tatum while Zdeno Chara delivers socks to local shelters for the holidays. To watch Episode 1, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 5, Episode 2: Tuesday, February 4, 5:30 p.m. ET
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 seven, Brandon Carlo talks about the challenges and beliefs that led him to a professional hockey career. More information on episodes can be found at NESN.com/BruinsMyStory.
NEXT EPISODE: Brad Marchand: Wednesday, February 19, 7 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 First Responders Night, Irish Heritage Night and Fan Appreciation Night. Fans can purchase tickets at Ticketmaster.com/BostonBruins.
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.
RAFTER STUDIOS: Fans can plan their next party or night out at Rafter Studios. The new and unique hospitality spaces can host groups of 36 - 230 people. Located on Level 9, the studios feature plush leather couches, inclusive food packages, and exclusive entrance and a private bar with a dedicated bartender. Fans can place their deposits at TDGarden.com/RafterStudios.
BRUINS THIRD JERSEY: Fans can now purchase the 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.
PROSHOP WINTER: Fans can stay warm this winter with gear from the ProShop powered by '47 located at TD Garden. Fans can shop knit hats, gloves, scarves, and more. Fans can shop anytime 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.
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 .
CASINO NIGHT: Boston Bruins Casino Night presented by JetBlue, is set to return on February 13, 2020 at Encore Boston Harbor. Attendees will have the opportunity to play casino games alongside Bruins players throughout the night. The event will include both a silent and live auction featuring event tickets, gift certificates, and more. Fans can learn more and purchase tickets at BostonBruins.com/CasinoNight.
VALENTINE'S BASKETS: Fans can bid on Valentine's Baskets from their favorite Bruins player. These unique baskets will feature a variety of items, including Boston Bruins memorabilia, gift certificates and more. Online bidding will run from February 5, 2020, to February 14, 2020. All proceeds will benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation. Fans can learn more and place their bid at BruinsAuctions.org.
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, February 1 (Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Minnesota Wild, 8 p.m. (Xcel Energy Center, NESN, 98.5)
Sunday, February 2
Monday, February 3 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11 a.m.
Tuesday, February 4 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate, 11 a.m. (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Game vs. Vancouver Canucks, 7 p.m. (TD Garden, NESN, 98.5)
Wednesday, February 5 (United Center, Chicago, IL)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (United Center, NBCSN, 98.5)
Thursday, February 6
Friday, February 7 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11 a.m.