Gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman drops the puck in front of Bruins big man Zdeno Chara, left, and Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets at the TD Garden Monday. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman drops the puck in front of Bruins big man Zdeno Chara, left, and Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets at the TD Garden Monday. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

As nimble as she is, even Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman — followed dutifully by towering Bruins captain Zdeno Chara — had to move slowly and carefully on the ice at TD Garden Monday, where the Needham native dropped the ceremonial first puck before the Bruins-Jets game. Also in the house was Framingham boxer Danny O’Connor , who’ll put the gloves on to headline next weekend’s “Night at the Fights” at the Garden. No, Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton won’t be taking part.

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