(November 18, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – As Boston continues to dominate the sports headlines, Warner Home Video (WHV) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have teamed up to give Boston Bruins fans something they can cherish for a lifetime with the release of “The Original Six Series: History of the Boston Bruins” DVD. This two-disc collector’s set DVD will be released in conjunction with the 85th anniversary of the Boston Bruins franchise. Boston hockey fans can own this keepsake on March 24th, 2009 for $26.95 SRP. Order due date is February 17, 2009. “The Original Six Series: History of the Boston Bruins” collector’s DVD is loaded with unforgettable moments; legendary players; championship triumphs; and spectacular goals and saves from the past 85 years. Bruins fans will experience the team’s history like never before in DVD quality. Started in 1924 as America’s first NHL franchise, the Boston Bruins have been one of the most decorated teams in league history. From the ongoing, historic rivalry with the Montreal Canadians, the 1970 Stanley Cup victory made famous by Bobby Orr’s unforgettable overtime winner, and Ray Bourque’s Hall of Fame run with the Bruins, this DVD covers it all! “With 2009 being the 85th anniversary of the Boston Bruins franchise, the timing was ideal to showcase the distinguished tradition of one of the original six,” said Eddie Scannell, WHV Director, Sports Marketing, “This will be a must own for Bruins fans as they can relive and experience all the memorable moments and players in this two-disc collector’s DVD.” The Credits About the NHL The National Hockey League, founded in 1917, is the second-oldest of the four major professional team sports leagues in North America. Today, the NHL consists of 30 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup, with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters. According to a Simmons Market Research study, NHL fans are younger, more educated, more affluent, and access content through digital means more than any other sport. The NHL entertains more than 100 million fans each season in-arena and through its partners in national television (VERSUS, NBC, TSN, CBC, RDS, RIS, NASN, ASN and NHL Network) and radio (Westwood One, Sirius XM Radio and XM Canada). Through the NHL Foundation, the League’s charitable arm, the NHL raises money and awareness for Hockey Fights Cancer and NHL Youth Development, and supports the charitable efforts of NHL players. For more information on the NHL, log on to NHL.com. NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams. All Rights Reserved. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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