BOSTON (CBS) – The Bruins had some special guests in attendance for Saturday afternoon’s game against the Vancouver Canucks at TD Garden.
Pregame ceremonies for the matinee included members of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.
Patriots players and coaches dropped the ceremonial first puck prior to the 1 p.m. game.
Among those on ice was Matthew Slater, Nate Solder, defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, and several others.
Belichick was technically in the house as well. Safeties coach Steve Belichick was on ice for the ceremonies.
Patriots players wore Bruins uniforms with their names on the back for the occasion.
As for the puck drop itself, Super Bowl star James White handled the honors.