LEMELIN, MARCOTTE & SHAW TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT DUNKIN’ DONUTS FANFEST
Bruins Alumni to Sign on the Concourse from 1-3pm
Providence, RI -- The Providence Bruins,
entering their 22nd season in the American Hockey League, announced that
former Bruins, Reggie Lemelin, Don Marcotte and Dave Shaw will
be signing autographs on the Dunkin’ Donuts Center concourse from 1-3pm as part
of the festivities for the Dunkin’ Donuts Pre-Season Game & FanFest
on Saturday, September 28.
Lemelin played in Boston from 1987-93.
He teamed up with Andy Moog to win the NHL's William M Jenning Trophy
(fewest team goals allowed) in the 1989-90 season. Over his Bruins career he played in 183 games
with a record of 92-62 with a 3.09 GAA. The Quebec, Canada native was drafted
in the 7th round, 125th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers. Lemelin joined the NAHL's Philadelphia
Firebirds before making his NHL debut with the Atlanta Flames in the '78-'79
season. Lemelin remained with the Flames
through the teams move to Calgary where he saw much success in his career. In 1984, he was named to the Canadian team which
played in the 1984 Canada Cup. In his
career, he appeared in a total of 507 games.
He also spent 13 seasons as the goaltending coach for the Philadelphia
Marcotte spent his entire NHL career with the Bruins. He joined the Bruins in 1970, playing for the
1970 Stanley Cup Championship Team.
Marcotte played 12 more seasons in Boston, winning another Stanley Cup
in '72. He led the NHL in shorthanded
goals in 1971 with six - while scoring twenty or more goals seven times as well
as thirty goals in 1975. Don helped the
B's to 3 more finals in '74, '77 and '78.
Marcotte was selected as one of the NHL All-Stars for the 1979 Challenge
Cup. He finished his career having
played in 868 games, scoring 230 goals and 254 assists for 484 points.
Shaw came to Boston for the 1992-93 season after playing for the New York
Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, and Minnesota North Stars. With Boston he tied his career high with 77
games and 10 goals helping the B's to first place in the Adams Division. He tallied 24 points which was his highest
total since earning 32 points in the ‘87-’88 season. He was part of two Bruins teams that made the
playoffs. He was traded to the Tampa Bay
Lightning before the 1995-96 season and played there for three years.
Over the next couple of weeks, the Providence Bruins will continue to unveil details,
events and activities for the Dunkin’
Donuts Pre-Season Game & FanFest taking place at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on Saturday, September 28.
Providence Bruins season ticket packages are on sale now. To
purchase season tickets or for more information, call the P-Bruins ticket
office at 401-273-5000 or log on to the team website
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The Providence Bruins, established in 1992, are the top affiliate of
the 2011 Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. The Providence Bruins have enjoyed
much success over their history. The team won the American Hockey League's
Calder Cup championship in 1999 and boasts 10 former players on the 2011
Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. In addition to accomplishments on the ice,
the Providence Bruins were third-best in attendance in the AHL in 2012-13 and
are the best-attended minor-league hockey team in New England.