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Andrew Ference, Bruins make their Cup run last with tattoos
Posted By DJ Bean On June 20, 2011 @ 2:47 pm In General | 1 Comment
Andrew Ference  is far and away the most heavily-tattooed man on the Bruins. While the likes of Nathan Horton  and Tyler Seguin  sport notable ink as well, Ference is essentially the Travis Barker of the team’s dressing room.
That’s why it’s no surprise that he set up a tattoo room for the Stanley Cup  champions on their final day at the Garden. Ference, who travels to Calgary every offseason to get his ink done at the Smilin’ Buddha parlor, said Sunday that the plan to celebrate a Cup championship with tattoos was a long time in the making. Ference’s tattoo artist told him back in 2007 that if the Bruins ever won the Cup, he’d be there.
“I usually have to back there to get tattoos finished or done during the summer, and he told me years ago when I first got traded to Boston, he said that he loves Boston and has always wanted to come here,” Ference said. “He told me right then, ‘If you guys ever win, I’ll come down and tat all you guys up.’ I’ve seen him every year since, and he tells me every year, so I sent him a quick email after we won, and he hopped on a plain, and here he is.”
Ference said that “probably over half” of his teammates would be getting tattoos to commemorate the Cup run.
“Different things,” Ference said. “Some guys are just getting some writing, some guys are getting the ‘B’ or the Cup and ‘B’ combo or something like that. I think [Mark Recchi ] is getting all of his done from past Stanley Cups.”
Ference, whose arms are nearly covered in tattoos, said he is “getting the spoked ‘B’ for sure,” while other teammates seemed uncertain as to what they’d be getting.
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