Don Sweeney Recognizes ‘Importance’ Of Bruins Fan Fest For Young Supporters

It’s only August, but hockey season still is right around the corner.

As the Boston Bruins prepare for their season opener on Oct. 5, some players, coaches and front office personnel currently are traveling across New England for Bruins Fan Fest 2017.

The tour’s second leg took place in Manchester, N.H., on Sunday, and Bruins general manager Don Sweeney believes introductory events like Fan Fest are vital in getting young fans excited about the sport of hockey.

To hear Sweeney discuss Sunday’s stop, check out the video above from “NESN Sports Today,” presented by People’s United Bank.

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