Video: Bruins hand jerseys to first responders

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Really hope that candidates from every team come out with a video for the EA Sports fan vote. This is gold.

Originally posted on ProHockeyTalk:

Normally, Boston Bruins players hand autographed jerseys to season ticket holders after a home game as part of a “Shirt Off Their Backs” promotion. This time around, Bruins fans inspired the team to make another great gesture in wake of the Boston Marathon Tragedies, as players presented those game-used sweaters to first responders following Sunday’s 3-0 win against the Florida Panthers instead:

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Here’s a quick gallery of photos from that post-game ceremony, via Getty:

source: Getty Images

source: Getty Images

source: Getty Images

source: Getty Images

The Bruins and fellow teams respond to the tragedy

“Sweet Caroline” at Madison Square Garden

Bruins, Penguins tip their caps to Boston

Doc Emrick’s “Forever Strong” message

B’s honor victims, show support

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