On April 17, 2013 the Bruins faced off against the Buffalo Sabres. All eyes were on the TD Garden as the city of Boston was unified through sports.
"Sports happen to be the one place where cities come together and sort of show their collective feeling and make collective statements," said Michael Felger
Every sporting event begins with the singing on the United States National Anthem, a ritual that is often overlooked. But this was no ordinary anthem.
"I get chills thinking about it now." said Mike Giardi, "Rene [Rancourt] just let everybody get into it. That's one of those things that I'm going to remember for a long time."