TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 24): @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
HONORABLE MENTION: @GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): "David "KO" Krejci with a couple solid right hands to Pavelski's noggin. Rare fight for Krejci. Heads to room to have hand checked, or sent to Boxing Hall of Fame."
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, Week 24
@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Boston): Week 10, Week 13, Week 15, Week 21
@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1, Week 8, Week 22
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5, Week 23
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 9
@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7
@Metallica (Metallica, The Band): Week 18
BRUINS ALUMNI: Saturday, February 29, the Bruins Alumni will play a benefit game for the Crotched Mountain Foundation at 5 p.m. at St. Anselm's Sullivan Arena in Goffstown, NH. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and $40 for reserved seating. Rick Middleton, Bobby Carpenter and Bob Sweeney are expected in the line-up. Tickets can be purchased at www.cmf.org/tickets.
Sunday, March 1, the Bruins Alumni will head to Breakaway Arena in Tewksbury for a 2 p.m. game to benefit The PenaltyBox Foundation. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Rick Middleton will be coaching the team which includes Andrew Raycroft, Andrew Alberts and Steve Leach.
TD BANK PASS CLINIC: The Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team will be traveling to Brattleboro, VT on Monday, March 2 to award the Brattleboro Hockey Association a TD Bank P.A.S.S. (Partnership to Assist Skaters and Shooters) Clinic.
Each P.A.S.S. Clinic is one-hour long and is conducted by Bruins alumni 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 a Boston Bruins home game. Additionally, TD Bank will present a $1,000 donation to the hosting youth hockey organization.
BFIT SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit School Assembly program at the McKay School on Tuesday, March 3. The program is an interactive 45-minute-long 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-long program, the McKay School will receive a full set of Franklin Sports Bruins-branded street hockey equipment to utilize and grow the sport of hockey.
BBF 50/50 RAFFLE: The Boston Bruins Foundation is holding a 50/50 raffle with a $150,000 guaranteed jackpot benefiting NHL Alumni Pro Am. The winner of this raffle will be picked during the March 14 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tickets are currently available to be purchased at ProAm5050.com.
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 10, Nick Ritchie and Ondrej Kase arrive in Boston, Jake DeBrusk makes a wish come true and the entire team heads to Everett, MA for Casino Night at Encore Boston Harbor. To watch past episodes, visit http://www.BostonBruins.com/BehindTheB.
NEXT EPISODE: TBD
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 2, David Pastrnak heads to the All-Star game and the Bruins host their annual Pucks & Paddles tournament. To watch Episode 2, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 5, Episode 3: March 5, 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 nine, assistant captain David Krejci talks about his 14-season career within the Bruins' organization. More information on episodes can be found at NESN.com/BruinsMyStory.
NEXT EPISODE: Sean Kuraly: March 13, 5:30 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.
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.
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 29 (Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY)
-Game vs. New York Islanders, 1 p.m. EST. (NESN, 98.5)
Sunday, March 1
Monday, March 2 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, March 3 (Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 p.m. ET. (NBCSN, 98.5)
Wednesday, March 4 (Panthers Ice Den, Coral Springs, FL)
-Practice, 12 p.m.
Thursday, March 5 (BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Florida Panthers, 7 p.m. ET. (NESN, 98.5)
Friday, March 6 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 12:30 p.m.