Former Boston Bruins to Skate in Alumni Game
November 10, 2011
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.
*Information gathered from www.providencebruins.com