SAUGUS, MASS. (WHDH) – The Boston Bruins took a break from the ice and getting into the holiday spirit.
The players gave back by shopping at the Saugus Wal-Mart for presents.
The team will hand deliver the gifts to hundreds of children at local hospitals.
“To wear this jersey, you turn into a kind of a superhero when you come into the hospital,” Bruins forward David Backes said. “And a couple hours we take out of our day, it’s the impact we can make on them, but the smiles that they have on their face gives a lot back to us as well.”
Bruins center Patrice Bergeron took his three-year-old son, Zach, along for the ride, even letting him pick out some presents to give the children.
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