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17 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Puck Drop: Milan Lucic

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

When you think about a Black and Gold jersey with a big “17” plastered across the back, your mind thinks only one thing. Milan Lucic.

As described by Jack Edwards as a “Cult-hero, here in Boston,” Milan Lucic quickly grew woven within the fabrics of Boston. His pure size and strength instantly grew popular with … Keep Reading

Troiani: My Favorite Memory of Bruins Legend Zdeno Chara

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Every Bruins fan has their favorite memory of legend Zdeno Chara. Whether it was watching the former captain raise the Stanley Cup in 2011, playing in game 5 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final with his jaw wired shut, or one of his thunderous hits against an opposing player there are plenty of moments to choose … Keep Reading

22 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Shawn Thornton

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

From fights to big hits to penalty shot magic, Shawn Thornton defined his career as a fourth-line grinder who was idolized in Boston.

Donning the number 22, Shawn Thornton was originally drafted in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 190th overall. However, Shawn never got to play a game with the Leafs. Instead, … Keep Reading

24 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Terry O’Reilly

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

Terry O’Reilly. The true embodiment of the “Big Bad Bruins” moniker, O’Reilly would spend all fourteen seasons of his professional playing career with the Boston Bruins organization. During that time, Terry would rack up quite a few points, penalty minutes, and memories to go around Boston for a lifetime.

Dubbed “Taz,” a reference to the Tasmanian … Keep Reading

27 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Glen Murray

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

Welcome to 27 days until the Boston Bruins regular season opener! Today, we’ll recap the career of Nova Scotian, Glen Murray.

Selected 18th overall in the 1991 NHL entry draft by the Boston Bruins, Glen Murray found himself in the organization for four seasons before being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Bryan Smolinski, Kevin Stevens, and … Keep Reading

28 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Mark Recchi

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

Is there a more loveable team in Boston Bruins history than the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion squad? I don’t think so. There were plenty of guys in that locker room who were crucial to leading that team to a Stanley Cup Championship, but one guy who became loved in Boston so quickly was none other than Mark … Keep Reading

29 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Jay Miller

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter: @_MikeSullivan

Who doesn’t love a rough and tough left-winger like Jay Miller? When thinking of a big bad Bruins organization, you’ll always think of the prominent players who fit that description. However, one guy who seems to fly under the radar would be Jay Miller.

The Massachusetts native spent four seasons with the Boston Bruins … Keep Reading

30 Days Until Boston Bruins Season Opener: Tim Thomas

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter: @_MikeSullivan

Words cannot do justice to my excitement level for today. Tim Thomas is the stuff of legend. The 2011 Stanley Cup doesn’t happen without him. Tim Thomas is that dude. Tim Thomas days away!!!

Ok, listen. Tim Thomas gets enough credit for his role in 2011, but at the same time, he doesn’t. Do you know what … Keep Reading

31 Days Until Boston Bruins Season Opener: Doug Keans

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter: @_MikeSullivan

There it is! We’re at 31 days until the Boston Bruins face off against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals for their regular season opener. During this countdown, we’ve been blessed with guys like Patrice Bergeron (37), Shane Hnidy (34), David Krejci (46), and other notable players. 31 was a number that 20 different players wore in … Keep Reading

The Most Underrated Bruins in Recent History

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @nathandrsn

The Bruins have impacted the National Hockey League over the past 15 years by being a well-rounded team. While they have had some big names, typically, they have not had guys who lead the league in points. Recently, David Pastrnak has provided a spark offensively, but before his arrival, the Bruins relied … Keep Reading

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