September 23, 2023


The Bruins will characteristic three new sweaters as a part of their centennial-season festivities.

The Bruins unveiled their three new sweaters for the 2023-24 season. Boston Bruins

With their centennial season approaching, the Bruins are set to don some new threads after they jump over the boards this winter.

In recognition of 100 years for the Authentic Six franchise, the Bruins unveiled three new jerseys — a house, away, and alternate sweater — that shall be worn throughout the 2023-24 season.

The Bruins’ new dwelling and away sweaters shall be worn all season lengthy as a part of the centennial-season festivities, whereas the classic alternate is predicted to be worn for choose Authentic Six matchups in 2023-24.

“I simply love trying again on the historical past of the franchise and clearly for the one centesimal [season], we needed to do one thing a bit of particular for the house and away,” Bruins president Cam Neely mentioned on Saturday night time. “After which for the third, we needed to essentially return in time a bit of bit.”

Brad Marchand, Brandon Carlo, and Milan Lucic showcased their new jerseys for the primary time on Saturday night time on the crew’s “Centennial Takeoff” occasion at Logan Airport.

“It made me look actually fairly,” Marchand mentioned after making his stroll down the runway. “I’m retiring early. Gonna be a mannequin.”

The brand new dwelling and away major sweaters are reduce from the identical fabric as different current black-and-gold jerseys, however with a couple of new twists. For the primary time for the reason that early Nineteen Nineties, the membership’s dwelling and away sweaters characteristic complementary crew crests – a gold-trimmed Spoked-B on the house jersey and a black-trimmed Spoked-B on the street jersey.

A glowing “centennial gold” has additionally been added instead of the normal Bruins gold on the sweaters. The suitable and left sleeves every include three gold stripes for a complete of six as a nod to the group’s six Stanley Cup® Championships (1929, 1939, 1941, 1970, 1972, and 2011).

All three jerseys will characteristic a commemorative centennial patch worn on the proper shoulder.

The crew’s alternate sweater serves as a blast from the previous, paying homage to the early golf equipment with a shade scheme targeted on the previous “Bruins beige”. The middle crest on the alternate is impressed by Boston’s Twenty fifth-anniversary jerseys in 1948-49 — with a “19” and “24” featured on the horizontal spokes in recognition of the Bruins’ founding yr.

As a stick faucet to the Bruins’ roots in Massachusetts, the crew’s six Stanley Cup championship years are emblazoned on Massachusetts city indicators contained in the collar of the jersey.

The Bruins may also put on a brown helmet, gloves, and pants throughout video games the place they put on their alternate sweater.

“You by no means know what number of occasions like this you’re gonna be part of,” Marchand mentioned of Saturday’s showcase. “And particularly being the one centesimal yr, it’s fairly particular. I feel with [Patrice Bergeron] and [David Krejci] retiring, to not get sort of sentimental — however you notice how fast it goes. And the way shut we’re sort of attending to that … as effectively. So these moments might not appear huge, however they’re and so they’re issues I’ll bear in mind perpetually.”