Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is carrying on the tradition started by former Bruins defenseman Aaron Ward. Thornton, along with 98.5 The Sports Hub, will host the Third Annual Cuts for a Cause at Ned Devine’s in Boston March 31 from 3-5 p.m.

Admission will be $10 and the bidding for the chance to shave the head of one of the participating Bruins players will begin March 17. All proceeds will benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation and MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Pediatric Oncology Unit.