“This jacket represents a lot of great things. I couldn’t think of a more worthy final recipient than you bud. @mjb_3.”
The former Bruins defenseman had acquired an Army Ranger jacket that was a locker-room award to the Bruin who went above-and-beyond in each playoff win. Ference, who signed with Edmonton in the offseason, decided to leave the jacket with Matt Brown, a high school hockey player from Norwood who was paralyzed in a game in 2010 and was a big Bruins fan.