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.
On January 26, 1966, Daniel Berthiaume was born in Longueuil, Quebec. Berthiaume played for several National Hockey Leagues teams throughout … Keep Reading
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 “Fernie” Flaman was born on January 25, 1927, in Dysart, Saskatchewan, Canada. Flaman played … Keep Reading
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 … Keep Reading
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.
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 … Keep Reading
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.
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 … Keep Reading
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 … Keep Reading
Born on March 5, 1918, in Ontario, Canada, Milt Schmidt was an icon in his days as a Boston Bruin. Schmidt is the only Bruins player in Boston franchise history to be a player, a coach, and general manager. He was also the only man to have his name on the Stanley … Keep Reading
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 … Keep Reading
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