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Rookie Ice Girls Ready for 2012-13

BostonBruins.com - The 2012-13 Boston Bruins Ice Girls rookie roster has been announced and of the 625 young women who applied, only 62 were called to audition and just 10 made the final cut.

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PMC Day 1: This Is Why We Ride

BOURNE, MA – While most people were sound asleep on Saturday, the Boston Bruins Foundation Bike Team congregated in the parking lot of the Sturbridge Host Hotel at the crack of dawn to embark on the first portion of the 33rd annual Pan-Mass Challenge bike-a-thon.

The early morning start didn’t discourage any of the 28 cyclists from arriving with smiles and energy excited to take on the 111-mile trek from Sturbridge to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne.

Jimmy Fund Welcomes Rask

BostonBruins.com - Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask recently paid a visit to the Jimmy Fund Clinic at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where he was greeted with a warm welcome from the staff and patients.

“It was actually my first time in this particular place,” Rask said from the lobby of the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care. “It’s a great building they have here, and it was good to see that there weren’t too many kids here today.”

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Biking to Fight Cancer

BostonBruins.com – The Boston Bruins Foundation Bike Team is gearing up to participate in the 33rd annual Pan-Mass Challenge, the bike-a-thon that raises money for cancer research at the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The weekend-long ride from August 4-5 raises more money for charity than any other event in the country, and is the single largest contributor to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This year the organizers hope to raise $36 million, and reach a total of over $374 million in their 33 years of service.

Sweeney Stops by Summer Camp

BostonBruins.com –On the fourth day of the Boston Bruins and Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. Summer Camp presented by Stonyfield Farms the youth hockey players got another visit from another Bruin as Assistant General Manager Don Sweeney was in attendance to sign autographs, answer questions and help lead the on ice instruction.

"Obviously just having an opportunity to meet the kids is important," Sweeney said from the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena in West Roxbury. "I think the camp is a phenomenal way to give back a little bit and for the Bruins Foundation organization to be involved."

Paille: It Means a Lot to Kids

BostonBruins.com – On Tuesday, Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille captured the attention of nearly 100 youth hockey players at the first of four Boston Bruins and Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. Summer Camps presented by Stonyfield Farms. Between answering questions and skating in practice, Paille was thrilled to share his experiences with the children.

“It’s important to have an influence on the kids’ lives,” Paille said from Jim Roche Community Ice Arena in West Roxbury. “I definitely enjoyed it if someone came down and watched us play or came on the ice to take the time to say hi.

“It means a lot to kids.”

Focused Ferlin

WILMINGTON, MA – The sixth annual Bruins Development Camp is stacked with athletes from an impressive list of academic institutions. Cornell University’s Brian Ferlin is no exception.

“Hockey-wise it’s probably not much different because we’re still working just as hard,” Ferlin said of the Ivy League school. “It’s just the academic side has a little more emphasis.”

Cross: Camp’s Only Gotten Better

WILMINGTON, MA – Tommy Cross has been at every Bruins Development Camp to date. This year was no exception, with the defenseman donning No. 82 in white for his sixth summer at Risctuccia Arena.

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Gothberg Ready for Next Level

WILMINGTON, MA – North Dakota netminder Zane Gothberg was one of the six skaters between the pipes at the sixth annual Bruins Development Camp. Gothberg’s big smile and playful attitude helped him stand out among the deep roster.

The 6’1”, 177-pound goaltender found success with the Fargo Force this season, leading the United States Hockey League in save percentage (.942) and goals-against average (1.78) through two rounds of the playoffs. His teammates and recent draft picks Seth Griffith and Colton Hargrove are also attending camp.

Focused Ferlin

WILMINGTON, MA – The sixth annual Bruins Development Camp is stacked with athletes from an impressive list of academic institutions. Cornell University’s Brian Ferlin is no exception.

“Hockey-wise it’s probably not much different because we’re still working just as hard,” Ferlin said of the Ivy League school. “It’s just the academic side has a little more emphasis.”

In his first season with the Big Red, Ferlin was named ECAC and Ivy League Men’s Hockey Rookie of the Year. He tallied eight goals and 13 assists for a total of 21 points in 26 games, but an injury kept him sidelined from the playoffs. He credited his teammates for his regular season success.