TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 25): @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
HONORABLE MENTION: @mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe):
2019-20 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4, Week 11, Week 17, Week 20, Week 24, Week 25
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6, Week 12, Week 14, Week 16, Week 19
@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: On Saturday, March 7, the Bruins Alumni will be headed to the Rinks at Exeter in Exeter, NH for a 1 p.m. game that will benefit the Friends of Exeter Recreation. Tickets are $10 while children six and younger are free. Expected in the line-up are Andrew Raycroft, Rick Middleton and Steve Leach.
On Sunday, March 8, the Bruins Alumni will play at 2 p.m. at the Larsen Rink in Winthrop in a benefit game for Boston Children's Hospital. Tickets are $10 at the door. Expected in the line-up are Bobby Carpenter, Shawn McEachern, Dave Shave, Ray Bourque and Al Pederson.
BFIT SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: The Boston Bruins BFit Team will hold a BFit School Assembly program at the Webster School on Thursday, March 12. 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 Webster 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 Burlington High School on Wednesday, March 11. 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.
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.
The Boston Bruins Foundation is holding a 50/50 raffle benefitting the Claddagh Fund on Irish Heritage Night during the March 16 game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The winner will be picked at the start of the third period of the game. Tickets are available to be purchased at BostonBruins.com/5050.
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: Season 7, Episode 11: Tuesday, March 17
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 3, the Foundation hosts their annual BFIT First Responder Challenge while Boston Pride star Jillian Dempsey talks about her ties to the Bruins. To watch Episode 3, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 5, Episode 4: 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 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: Friday, 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.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY: Fans can show off their Bruins and Irish pride with the exclusive St. Patrick's Day collection available at the ProShop powered by '47, including green Bruins jerseys with gold accents, tees, lucky pucks and a variety of green caps.
PROSHOP SPRING: Fans can gear up for spring at the ProShop powered by '47. Fans can shop a collection of exclusive hoodies, pullovers, '47 caps, tees and more warm-weather apparel.
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, March 7 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate, 11 a.m. (Warrior Ice Arena)
-Game vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 7 p.m. EST. (TD Garden, NESN, 98.5)
Sunday, March 8 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11:30 a.m.
Monday, March 9 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11 a.m.
Tuesday, March 10 (Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia, PA)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 p.m. ET. (NBCSN, 98.5)
Wednesday, March 11
Thursday, March 12 (Warrior Ice Arena, Brighton, MA)
-Practice, 11 a.m.
Friday, March 13 (KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY)
-Pregame skate, 11:30 a.m.
-Game vs. Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. ET. (NESN, 98.5)