What a day!

Today was awesome, we went to Boston with our buddy Fish to see the Bruins play the Oilers.

I got to sit right on the B’s bench for pregame warm-ups … These guys are huge and fast – A bunch of the guys said hi and Zdeno Chara even gave me a puck!

Then we went up an elevator all the way to the top of the Garden … our seats were in the Bruins Alumni Box!  We sat right next to John “The Chief” Bucyk and met Willie O’Ree, Eric Healy and Kenny Linseman too … really cool.

The Bruins won 4 – 0 … They fought hard and played a great game.  I was happy they won and I even got in a quick nap in between the 2nd & 3rd periods.  Steve Leach made all this happen for us … we are so thankful for his kindness.  Thank you very much puck hog – It was a day we’ll never forget!

~JBT

16 thoughts on “What a day!

  1. John – it’s Uncle Pete and Beck. What a great day! Steve Leach is the BEST. We know you’re a Huge Bruins fan and we bet they played extra hard and won today….knowing you were watching from that box. High Fives to Chara, Lucic, Bergeron…Steve, Fish, and Dad – from everyone watching back home.

  2. Yeah, Baby! So psyched for you. Sounds like a great time was had by all! Think of you all the time. Hugs, Team Temple

  3. WOW John! What a day! I loved seeing all the pics of you at the game, and holding the puck.
    Steve Leach was wonderful to arrange this special day for a very special YOU ❄️

  4. Hi John, Sounds like you had a fabulous day with the Bruins in Boston! Thanks for sharing all your great pictures! So glad you had such a great day! You are the best! Sending you and your family lots of hugs! Love, Lynn Carpenter Smith, UNH Alumni Association

  5. Yeah, John! I can’t wait to hear all about your special day! You will have to teach me something about Hockey!!!!!! Love you, Mrs. A. XO

  6. What a game! Thanks for bringing me along buddy! How cool to have had the opportunity to meet some of the Bruins! Thank you Steve Leach!

  7. John, what a very special day you had in Boston… Sitting down on the Bruins bench, getting a puck from Chara and meeting all the players–what fun!!! Loved all your pictures… Thanks for sharing buddy… Hugs, Lee and Moe

  8. That’s so cool, John!! Someday when you have time maybe you can write Otto a guide to hockey. He doesn’t know anything about it! I bet you are full of knowledge, especially since you’ve been so busy brushing shoulders with the big guys. We love you.

  9. John! When Chara played for Ottawa, I ran into him at the mall near my parents’ house. That guy is HUGE. He must have seemed like a GIANT on skates. So cool, John!

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