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Boston Bruins unveil new Reebok third jersey system

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Boston – Today, Monday, November 24th, the Boston Bruins unveiled their new Reebok Third Jersey System (jersey and socks).  At 2:00 p.m. ET the club will hold its Third Jersey On-Sale Event in the Boston Bruins Pro Shop. 

The Third Jersey System includes a new jersey and new socks, and is predominantly black.  The jersey itself is black with gold trim at the neck, and has two gold stripes and one white stripe on the arms.  The Bruins secondary logo, which is featured on the shoulders of the primary Bruins jersey, is featured on the chest of the third jersey. Alternately, the Bruins primary logo (the Spoked-B) is located on each shoulder. The socks are black with two gold stripes and one white stripe.

The Bruins are scheduled to wear this Third Jersey System for 16 games (13 home, three away) during the remainder of the 2008-2009 campaign: 11/28 vs. New York Islanders, 11/29 vs. Detroit Red Wings, 12/13 vs. Atlanta Thrashers, 12/20 vs. Carolina Hurricanes, 1/3 vs. Buffalo Sabres, 1/10 vs. Carolina Hurricanes, 1/19 vs. St. Louis Blues, 1/21 @ Toronto Maple Leafs, 1/29 vs. New Jersey Devils, 2/10 vs. San Jose Sharks, 2/24 vs. Florida Panthers, 3/5 vs. Phoenix Coyotes, 3/15 @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 3/31 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 4/2 vs. Ottawa Senators and 4/7 @ Ottawa Senators.

The first time the Bruins will wear the new Third Jersey System will be “Black Friday” at the Garden, as the team will wear their new third jersey for the first time on the “busiest shopping day of the year” on Friday, November 28 when the B’s host the Islanders at Noon.  Not only will the team be wearing their new predominantly black Third Jersey System for the first time, but the first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative black t-shirt, and all fans are encouraged to come to the TD Banknorth Garden wearing black attire for the game.  The Day After Thanksgiving matinee has been a Black & Gold tradition since the 1990-1991 season.

The Third Jersey On-Sale Event will be headlined by Bruins players Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Milan Lucic, Phil Kessel, Marc Savard, Tim Thomas and Blake Wheeler, who will all be working with the Pro Shop staff behind the counters from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET.  The players will assist customers with all of their shopping needs, as well as sign autographs for anyone who purchases one of the new third jerseys.

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