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B's Week Ahead: 12/7 - 12/13

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Bruins Week Ahead: 10/26 - 11/1

Take a look at the upcoming events and games, check out interesting statistics, keep up with the Bruins off the ice and much more. The Bruins Week Ahead keeps you current with everything Bruins.

Boston Bruins Week Ahead: January 26 - February

All of the Bruins’ news, notes and numbers you need for the upcoming week.

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PLAYOFF CLINCHING SCENARIOS: Even though the Bruins do not play on Friday, the B’s will clinch a playoff spot on Friday if Buffalo loses their game to the Pittsburgh Penguins. If Buffalo wins on Friday, the Bruins can also clinch a spot with their next point.

SEIDENBERG WILL TRAVEL, MCQUAID WILL NOT: Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg – who is recovering from an infection to a cut above his left knee – will travel with the Bruins on their road trip to Long Island and Manhattan and is listed as day-to-day. While Adam McQuaid did not suffer a concussion on Thursday, he will be kept off the trip as his eye is swollen shut.

TIME CHANGES: Please note the following time changes for two upcoming Bruins games…

Sunday, April 1: at New York Rangers, will now start at 7:00 p.m. ET (TV: NBC Sports Network, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub)
Saturday, April 7 vs. Buffalo Sabres: will now start at 4:00 p.m. ET (TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub)

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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.”

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY JERSEYS: The Boston Bruins limited edition St. Patrick’s Day practice jersey is now on-sale at the Pro Shop located in TD Garden. The Kelly Green, Spoked-B jersey, which also features a shamrock on each shoulder, is available in adult sizes S-2XL. Bruins fans can purchase their limited edition practice jersey for $95, or $165 to have it customized with a personal name and number.

The Boston Bruins Foundation will be raffling off a Brad Marchand and Shawn Thornton limited edition St. Patrick’s Day jersey. The jerseys will be autographed and worn by Marchand and Thornton during their pregame warmup on Saturday, March 17. The raffle will run from Thursday, March 8 through Wednesday, March 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Tickets for the raffle can be purchased online at www.bruinsraffles.org for $5.00 per ticket, with the net proceeds benefiting the Boston Bruins Foundation. 

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TRADE DEADLINE INFO: The NHL’s Trade Deadline is Monday, February 27 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli will hold a press conference on Monday, February 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Will McDonough Press Room at the TD Garden (level 3) regardless of whether or not the Bruins make any transactions. The press conference will be streamed live on BostonBruins.com.

UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins will wrap up their six-game road trip with back-to-back games in Buffalo and Ottawa on Friday and Saturday. Following the road games, the B’s will head home for three straight at the TD Garden, beginning on Tuesday, February 28 against the Senators.

The two upcoming games against Ottawa will have implications on the Northeast Division standings, as the Bruins currently have a two-point lead over the Sens for the Division lead, although Ottawa has played four more games.

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BostonBruins.com – PEVERLEY OUT 4-6 WEEKS: Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli announced on Friday that forward Rich Peverley will miss 4-6 weeks with a third degree MCL sprain in his right knee. The injury occurred in the third period of the Bruins/Canadiens game on Wednesday, February 15.

ROCKLAND’S HENNESSY TO MAKE BRUINS DEBUT: Rockland, MA native Josh Hennessy will make his Bruins debut on Friday night in Winnipeg, filling in for the injured Rich Peverley. Based on Friday’s morning skate, he will play on a line alongside Shawn Thornton and Gregory Campbell. The 27-year-old Hennessy has skated in 20 career NHL games and registered one goal. Friday night’s game will mark Hennessy’s first NHL game since 12/21/09 when he was a member of the Sens. The P-Bruins leading goal scorer this year with 15, Hennessy was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on July 5, 2011.

UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins road trip rolls on with Friday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. Winnipeg is 3-2-0 in their last five games and they are coming off a 4-3 shootout win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Head Coach Claude Julien told reporters on Friday that Tuukka Rask would get the nod in net for the Bruins

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BostonBruins.com – THIS WEEK’S NEWS, NOTES AND NUMBERS:

UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins will have two home games before embarking on their longest road trip of the season, a six-game, 11-day sojourn through Montreal, Winnipeg, Minnesota, St. Louis, Buffalo and Ottawa. Nashville is up next however on Saturday during an afternoon matinee tilt at the TD Garden. The Preds are fifth overall in the Western Conference with 69 points. After winning 10 of 11 in the month of January, Nashville has lost three of their last four to start the month of February.

Boston hosts the New York Rangers on Valentine’s Day in the second game between the top two teams in the East this season. New York captured the first meeting with a 3-2 overtime win back on January 21 in Boston.

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UPCOMING GAMES: The Bruins close out their three-game homestand on Saturday, February 4 when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 1:00 p.m. at the TD Garden. The Pens are 8-1-0 in their last nine games and have climbed to fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Following the game against Pittsburgh, the Bruins will travel to DC to face the Capitals on Super Bowl Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET. The Black & Gold will head back to Boston before traveling to Buffalo for a 7:30 p.m. bout with the Sabres on Wednesday and then round out the week with their lone meeting of the season against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, February 11 at the TD Garden.

Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley and Naoko Funayama will call the two Saturday games on NESN while the NBC Sports Network will televise the games on Sunday against Washington and Wednesday against Buffalo. The tandem of Dave Goucher and Bob Beers will handle all radio duties. Start times for the games are as follows:

2/4 vs. PIT, 1:00 p.m. ET
2/5 at WSH, 12:30 p.m. ET
2/8 at BUF, 7:30 p.m. ET
2/11 vs. NSH, 1:00 p.m. ET