THIS WEEK’S NEWS, NOTES AND NUMBERS
“CUTS FOR A CAUSE”: On Wednesday, March 28, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton and members of the Boston Bruins are teaming up with 98.5 The Sports Hub to host the fifth annual “Cuts for a Cause” to benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. The event will take place from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. at Royale (279 Tremont, Boston, MA 02116). Thornton and his teammates will have their heads shaved by auction winners on stage to show their support and raise money for children battling cancer.
PEVERLEY PROGRESSING: Injured forward Rich Peverley – who was injured during the Bruins/Habs game on February 15 – resumed skating on Wednesday, March 14. He spoke to reporters on Friday, March 16:
“First couple of days were kind of just getting back into it,” said Peverley. “Today was a little bit harder, a little longer and I felt pretty good on the ice. It’s just about taking gradual steps.”