QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I just saw a tweet of us standing next to each other with the South Shore Kings, so pretty much almost 10 years later now. Can't really make that stuff up." -Chris Wagner on signing a contract extension the same day as teammate Charlie Coyle , with whom he played junior hockey.
TWEET OF THE WEEK (WEEK 11): @ConorRyan_93 (Conor Ryan, Boston Sports Journal):
HONORABLE MENTION: @Matt_Castle22 (Matt Castle, Bruins Daily): "Tell them I lived during the time of David Pastrnak ."
2019-20 BOSTON MEDIA TWEET OF THE WEEK LEADERBOARD:
@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
@AmalieBenjamin (Amalie Benjamin, NHL): Week 6
@FlutoShinzawa (Fluto Shinzawa, The Athletic): Week 7
@mattyports (Matt Porter, Boston Globe): Week 9
@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty, NBC Boston): Week 10
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 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 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 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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