Boston Bruins take on the Chicago Blackhawks in game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals tonight at 8 p.m.
The funny thing about the Bruins playing the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup is that several years ago, I actually started rooting for the Blackhawks as one of those "other" teams you kind of like during playoff bids and whatnot. An article this morning in the Chicago Tribune notes that the Bruins vs. Blackhawks is the first "Original Six" Stanley Cup series since the Bruins won the cup against the New York Rangers in 1972. The Blackhawks are a formidable team, but so were the Pittsburgh Penguins, who just got swept by the Bruins in a thrilling series, especially games 3 and 4. Sidney Crosby of the Penguins is a household name among hockey fans, even if his playoff mettle was widely questioned - he finished the regular season third …
Annual fundraiser in memory of Lynnfield resident and NHL player/scout benefits kids at the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston. Tickets must be reserved by Monday.
The Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation is holding its annual “Face Off For Ace” event on Wednesday, February 13th at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge. A cocktail reception is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and dinner and awards are at 7:30 p.m. This year’s special guest is NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier, while the masters of ceremony will be former Bruin Gord Kluzak, Katherine Tappen of NESN, and Bernie Corbett, sportswriter and the voice of the BU Terriers. Bruins alumni expected to be in attendance include Bob Beers, Ray Bourque, John Bucyk, Cleon Daskalakis, Ted Donato, Gordon Kluzak, Steve Leach, Don Marcotte, Rick Middleton, Mike Milbury, Jay Miller, Barry Pederson, Rick Smith, Bob Sweeney, C.J. Young. American Hockey League President David …
Pub-style fundraiser is Tuesday, September 13th at the Canadian Consulate.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The Ace Bailey Children's Foundation and the Canadian Consulate in Boston have announced a Tuesday, September 13th remembrance event for Garnet "Ace" Bailey, the former Lynnfield resident and NHL hockey player who died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Food, drinks and a silent auction are planned as part of this pub-style fundraiser for the Ace Bailey Children's Foundation. Tickets are $50 before September 8th and $65 after that date. To get tickets, go to www.acebailey.org or call 401-270-6420.