June 20, 2011

Bruins celebrate at Foxwoods

World champion Bruins bring Stanley Cup to Foxwoods

'Big hockey fan' Butera joins festivities

By James Mosher
Several members of the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins hockey team visited Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday and brought the championship trophy with them. Foxwoods President and CEO Scott Butera, who is a “big hockey fan,” according to a spokeswoman, joined the party.

Stanley Cup MVP Tim Thomas, the goaltender who shut out the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 in the decisive Game 7 in Canada, was among the guests as was team captain Zdeno Chara, assistant Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, and Shawn Thornton.

The Bruins visited the Shrine club at MGM Grand at Foxwoods and the High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Lounge in the Foxwoods Resort Casino portion of the entertainment complex.
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Below:  "Foxwoods President & CEO Scott Butera with Zdeno Chara (far left) and Shawn Thorton (middle)." (Brian Spinelli)

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