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Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski “Gronk Spikes” opening faceoff at Bruins game

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Rob Gronkowski spikes the opening faceoff before the Boston Bruins outing against the New York Islanders. (Steve Babineau/Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski “Gronk Spikes” opening faceoff at Bruins game

Jared Clinton
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Super Bowl winning tight end Rob Gronkowski was on hand for the Bruins’ Saturday night contest against the Islanders and delivered a ceremonial puck drop to remember. Gronkowski, who spikes the football after scoring touchdowns, spiked the puck into the faceoff dot.

New England Patriot’s tight end Rob Gronkowski has made quite the name for himself over the past couple of seasons, and his ceremonial puck drop for the Boston Bruins is sure to live up to his name.

Before the Bruins and Islanders faced off on Saturday night, Gronkowski, one of the most colorful players in all of sports, performed his infamous touchdown celebration with some hockey flare, spiking the puck into the faceoff dot to a big cheer from the TD Garden crowd.

The New England Patriots and Gronkowski are coming off of a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49 and the superstar tight end was on hand for the Bruins’ celebration of the Patriots victory.

After the first period, the Bruins and Isles were tied 1-1.

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Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski “Gronk Spikes” opening faceoff at Bruins game