The Bruins have called a press conference for 2 p.m. Wednesday, during which Jeremy Jacobs, Charlie Jacobs, Peter Chiarelli, Cam Neely and Harry Sinden are expected to speak. (more…)
The question came from a reporter who’s frequently on the Boston Bruins beat to Hall of Famer Cam Neely yesterday after the press conference announcing the plans for the 2010 Winter Classic at Fenway Park.
Could Neely hit the red seat in the Fenway bleachers with a slap shot?
“Not from home plate,” Neely quickly responded with a smile. (more…)
Boston Bruins Vice President Cam Neely will be one of a number of current and former NHL stars who will compete in the first ever NHL Charity Shootout presented by PokerStars.net June 17 in Las Vegas on the eve of the NHL Awards Show.
Neely, Pat LaFontaine and Luc Robitaille will be among the NHL legends in the tournament, while current NHL stars Alexander Ovechkin, Roberto Luongo and Mike Richards will be also be competing in addition to some of the biggest names in professional poker.
Play will begin with a round of No Limit Texas Hold’em in a shootout format in which each table plays down to a single winner. The surviving players will move on to play for incredible prizes adding up to more than $150,000 for charity. A portion of the proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House of Las Vegas as well as the NHLPA Goals & Dreams Fund. Each participating NHL player will receive $2,000 for a designated charity of his choice.
Boston Bruins goaltender Manny Fernandez was proud as a peacock today after the team’s optional-on ice practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington.
He’d managed to prevent Hall of Famer Cam Neely, the Bruins’ vice president, from scoring during drills, as Neely worked with young wingers Blake Wheeler and Phil Kessel.
As Fernandez boasted he’d gotten the better of Neely, the former power forward explained: “I had a blast – except when you can’t score, it kind of sucks. … I’m blaming it on the equipment; it’s all the equipment.” (more…)