Bruins host Rob Gronkowski, Super Bowl champion Patriots at TD Garden

Sunday February 8th, 2015

The Patriots' Super Bowl celebration is still ongoing, and they've taken the show to the ice. 

The Bruins played host to the city's most recent champions before facing off against the Islanders on Saturday night, with Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich and tight end Rob Gronkowski leading out a slew of teammates to drop a ceremonial puck.

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Gronkowski played up to the boisterous crowd by throwing down a "Gronk Spike," despite the fact the puck didn't bounce as much as he expected. 

It's not often 6-foot-9 Bruins captain Zdeno Chara has been on the ice with someone of similar size, though it's fair to assume that the Bruins equipment staff had to grab every last XXL jersey in the building to make sure their football brethren were well-dressed for the occasion:

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