QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I'm not going to comment on that. We all know what Tom Brady has done in his career, so we'll keep it at that." - Patrice Bergeron after being told that Detroit coach Jeff Blashill compared him to Tom Brady.
TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 9): @mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe):
HONORABLE MENTION: @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
2018-19 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@JoeyMacHockey (Joe McDonald, The Athletic): Week 1, Week 8
@_TyAnderson (Ty Anderson, 98.5 The Sports Hub): Week 2, Week 3
@ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal): Week 4
@GlobeKPD (Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe): Week 5
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6
@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 9
BBF 50/50 RAFFLE: The Boston Bruins Foundation will hold a 50/50 raffle with proceeds benefiting the family of fallen Worcester firefighter Lt. Jason Menard on November 16. Tickets will be sold in arena and are available online now at BostonBruins.com/5050.
The winner will be announced at the start of the third period of the Bruins' game with the Capitals on Saturday, November 16.
BRUINS ALUMNI GAMES: The Boston Bruins Alumni will play two games to benefit the Skate for the 22 Foundation over the upcoming weekend. The first game will be held at The Edge Sports Center in Bedford, MA on Saturday, November 16 at 3 p.m. against the New England Eagles Veterans Hockey Club. Expected to participate are Don Awrey, Rick Middleton, Reggie Lemelin and Darren Banks. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. The second game will be at the Rinks at Exeter in Exeter, NH on Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m. against the Granite State Cannons. Joining the team on Sunday will be Bob Beers, Dave Shaw and Andrew Alberts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.
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 4, viewers got an inside look at the Bruins Halloween visit while Weymouth's "Mighty Quinn" hangs out with his friend Charlie Coyle and drops the puck for Hockey Fights Cancer night. To watch past episodes, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BehindTheB.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 7, Episode 5: Wednesday, November 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 11, Tuukka Rask plays in his 500th game, Par Lindholm and Matt Grzelcyk decorate pumpkins and the Bruins take photos with dogs for their annual Pucks and Pups calendar. To watch Episode 11, visit www.BostonBruins.com/BruinsAcademy.
NEXT EPISODE: Season 4, Episode 12: Thursday, December 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 two, Weymouth native Charlie Coyle talks about an NHL career that finally led him back home to Massachusetts. More information on episodes can be found at NESN.com/BruinsMyStory.
NEXT EPISODE: Matt Grzelcyk: Monday, November 25, 8 p.m. ET
2020 NHL GLOBAL SERIES: The National Hockey League has announced that the Boston Bruins will open the 2019-20 season against the Nashville Predators at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic to headline the 2020 NHL Global Series. Both the Bruins and Predators will complete their training camps in Europe and will each play in an exhibition match as part of the 2020 NHL Global Series Challenge. The Bruins will report to Mannheim, Germany, while the Predators will report to Bern, Switzerland, before the two teams meet in Prague.
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 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.
NEW PROSHOP: Fans can gear up for the season 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.
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 .
BRUINS ON SOCIAL: If you don't already, be sure to follow the Boston Bruins on all social channels:
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