June 15, 2024


“I’m actually excited to make some children glad.”

The Celtics' Barbie outfits for their latest Halloween visit.
The Boston Bruins dressed as Barbie and Ken throughout their go to to native hospitals on Sunday. Boston Bruins

Jeremy Swayman traded in his goalie gear for a pink Scorching Wheels automobile on Friday, with the Bruins netminder and a number of other of his teammates dressing up as Barbie and Ken as a part of the staff’s annual Halloween go to to native hospitals.

Swayman dressed up as “Scorching Wheels Barbie”, whereas captain Brad Marchand went for the “Mermaid Barbie” look.

Charlie Coyle, Brandon Carlo, Derek Forbort, Jake DeBrusk, Trent Frederic, Hampus Lindholm, Patrick Brown, Linus Ullmark, Matt Poitras and Johnny Beecher additionally took half in Friday’s occasion, with the Bruins visiting sufferers at each Massachusetts’ Normal Hospital Yawkey Heart and Boston Kids’s Hospital.

“We’re so lucky to have the unbelievable medical consideration and amenities in Boston, and also you see these children coming in right here and the households, what they do and what they undergo right here,” Jeremy Swayman informed Jim McBride of The Boston Globe. “Everyone knows that they’re in the perfect arms and do no matter they’ll to get them again to wholesome, regular existence.

“And no matter small piece that we will do to assist make their day, give them a motive to maintain combating and have some form of laughter and happiness of their life, is one thing that I believe each one in every of us are going to leap at. So, that is one, once more, one in every of my favourite occasions of the yr and I’m actually excited to make some children glad.”

The Bruins have opted for a number of team-wide themes throughout their annual Halloween visits. Earlier years have seen the Bruins costume up as Nintendo characters, Toy Story regulars, and the crew from Sesame Avenue.