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The Boston Bruins Spend A Rare Day Off In Newtown, CT With The Stanley Cup In A Show Of Community Support, SEVEN Bruins Out With Flu?

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The Boston Bruins sent a contingent to spend yesterday in Newtown, CT participating in community outreach:

  • Andrew Ference, Dougie Hamilton, Daniel Paille, Adam McQuaid, Chris Bourque, Rich Peverley and Tyler Seguin along with Claude Julien represented the team, hosting about 600 people, playing floor hockey and signing autographs. [BostonHerald]
  • Here is a photo gallery of the event. [BostonHerald]
  • Andrew Ference spoke about how having school-aged daughters of his own made him want to participate. [TheGlobeAndMail]
  • Sandy Hook Vice Pricipal Natalie Hammond, a Bruins fan, has been invited to drop the puck against the Montreal Canadiens on March 3rd. [NESN]
  • Bob Sweeney, director of the Bruins Foundation, spoke about the details of the event. [WEEI]
  • Another snapshot of the event. [@Ferknuckle]
  • And another. [@NaokoFunayama]

In other Bruins news:

  • SEVEN Bruins are missing from practice today with "flu-like symptoms." WOW! [CSNNE]
  • Dougie Hamilton 's upbringing and hard work have been keys to his success. [NESN]
  • Brad Marchand 's productive play of late is drawing him the RIGHT kind of attention. [BruinsDaily]
  • Tyler Seguin learns that will can beat skill, and could Michael Ryder return? [BostonGlobe]

Miscellany:

  • Seen at the scene... LQQK closely, it isn't who you think! [YardBarker]
  • Carey Price saves Marc Denis's life? Watch for the flash of white at 0:03 and again at 0:44 in the video. [YouTube]