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It seems like anywhere you go in Boston, the chances of you running into a Bruins player is pretty high. Their presence and popularity is expanding, and not just in the sports realm.
Defenseman Andrew Ference is one Bruins player who has a growing fan base for what he is doing off the ice. Ference is known for his environmentalism around the city, literally. Around Boston, you can find pictures of Ference on recycling bins promoting Boston recycling.
This season, he is on a mission to plant trees. It all started when the lockout ended and he was tagged in a tweet from a Bruins blog, Stanley Cup of Chowder. They said that for every goal he scored, they would plant 50 trees for plantabillion.org.
He thought this was a great idea, but there was one little problem. Ference isn’t a scorer. If you look at his stats, he’s only scored five goals with the Bruins. So he came up with a better idea. He tweeted:
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) January 7, 2013
For those of you who don’t know, Tyler Seguin was killing it overseas playing for EC Biel while waiting for the lockout to be over. He scored his first hat trick overseas, a triumph that many fans wanted him to accomplish while wearing a Bruins uniform. So far Tyler has scored three goals this season and with a busy schedule coming up in March, and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down.