P-BRUINS RELEASE BOSTON ALUMNI ROSTER
15 Former Bruins to Skate in November 13 Alumni Game
Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 20th season in the American Hockey League, announced today the roster of former Boston Bruins that will participate in the Alumni Game on November 13 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
Fifteen former Bruins will come to Providence to face off with the Providence Bruins Alumni on Sunday. The roster boasts William M. Jennings Trophy winner Reggie Lemelin, Stanley Cup Champion Ken Linseman, Lady Byng recipient Rick Middleton, Boston's Assistant General Manager Don Sweeney, voices of the Bruins, Andy Brickley and Bob Beers and Rhode Island native Bill Bennett. The fifteen alumni players combined for nearly 4,700 games in a Bruins sweater.
The roster is comprised of ten forwards, including Lemelin, Linseman, Middleton, Brickley, Bennett, Billy O'Dwyer, Tom Songin, Bob Sweeney, Guy Larose and Tim Sweeney. Five alumni forwards boast careers of ten years or more in the NHL. On the blue line, the alumni are led by Boston Bruins Assistant General Manager Sweeney, Bruins radio network commentator Beers, former Bruins coach Terry O'Reilly, Frank Simonetti, and veteran of 16 NHL seasons Dave Shaw. Between the pipes is special guest, film director, screenwriter and producer, Bobby Farrelly.
The P-Bruins return to action this weekend at The Dunk. Providence opens the weekend on Friday versus Manchester for "Kid's T-Shirt Night," which are free to the first 1,000 kids 12 and under. The club is on the road the rest of the weekend, travelling to Portland on Saturday and finishing the weekend in Worcester on Sunday. To purchase our special ticket offers or for more information, call the Providence Bruins ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log on to the team website at www.providencebruins.com.