Bruins Alumni Birthdays: January 26th

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Today we celebrate two past Boston Bruins players, goalie Daniel Berthiaume and left-wing / defenseman Vic Lynn. Both men have interesting stories about their careers, and we will be honoring them today.

Daniel Berthiaume

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On January 26, 1966, Daniel Berthiaume was born in Longueuil, Quebec. Berthiaume played for several National Hockey Leagues teams throughout

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Boston Bruins Birthday Mentions: January 25th

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Several Boston Bruins Alumni share January 25th birthdays, and we honor them in this article. They are Fern Flaman, Aut Erickson, Bill O’Dwyer, Bob Sweeney, Martin Samuelsson, and Rick Adduono. We start with Hockey Hall of Famer Fern Flaman.

Fern Flaman

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Fern “Fernie” Flaman was born on January 25, 1927, in  Dysart, Saskatchewan, Canada. Flaman played

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Bruins Bruins: Happy 28th Birthday, Sean Kuraly!

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Sean Kuraly was born in Dublin, Ohio, on January 20, 1993. At age 16, he started to play in hockey tournaments and minor leagues in Ohio. In the 2011 National Hockey League draft, he was selected in the fifth round, 12th pick, by the San Jose Sharks. However, instead of turning pro in

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Boston Bruins Birthdays: January 19th

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Today we celebrate two of the best amongst many other former Boston Bruins player’s birthdays, Norman “Norm” Defelice and Johnny Boychuk. Defelice was a goalie for Boston in the 1956-57 season. Johnny Boychuk was a defenseman for the Bruins from the 2009-10 season to the 2013-14 season.

Norman “Norm” Defelice

Norman Defelice was born

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Celebrating Bruins’ Willie O’Ree

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

On January 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree made his debut not only as a member of the Boston Bruins but also being the first black hockey player in the National Hockey League. That night the Bruins beat Montreal 3-0. In the 1957-58 season, O’Ree only played in two games and then returned for the 1960-61 season. In his two

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Nick Boynton, Alan May, and Babe Siebert

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow Me On Twitter @amy7594

On January 14th, three players played for the Boston Bruins but at different times. Nick Boynton (1999), Alan May (1987), and Hockey Hall of Famer Babe Siebert (1933). These three players have their own stories, both tragic and triumphant. Starting in chronological order, we will take a look at Babe Seinbert.

Babe Siebert

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On January

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On This Day In Bruins History: Boston Retires Bobby Orr’s Number Four

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

On January 9, 1979, the Boston Bruins honored Bobby Orr by retiring his number four and raising it to the rafters amongst other retired numbers worn by great legends in Bruins history. Playing since he was a young boy, it was in his future to be an icon in hockey, and he accomplished just that. We start

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Happy 48th Birthday to Former Bruins Defenseman Jarno Kultanen!

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Jarno Kultanen was born in Bonin Luumaki, Finland, on January 8, 1973. He was drafted in the sixth round (174th overall) by the Boston Bruins in the 2000 National Hockey League entry draft. He played for the Bruins from 2001 to 2003 but lost some time in the 2001-02 season due to a knee injury he sustained

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On This Day In Bruins History: January 1st

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow Me On Twitter @amy7594

On January 1, 1954, Frank Zamboni, who was the inventor of the best-known ice surfacing machine for that time, and assistant Robert Skrak demonstrated a very early version of the unit to Boston Garden Arena management. The Bruins ordered one and became the first National Hockey League franchise to use the machine

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