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Happy 60th Birthday to Bruins Alumni Rick Tocchet

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter / X at stmcclure1993

Happy 60th birthday to former Boston Bruins right-wing Rick Tocchet! The rugged Tocchet arrived in Boston via a trade with the Los Angeles Kings for Kevin Stevens in January of 1996.

Unfortunately, the power forward was plagued by injuries during his time in Boston. Over the course of two abbreviated seasons in Boston—67 total … Keep Reading

What Might Have Been: Ewan ‘The Elk’ Cartwright and the 1976-77 Boston Bruins

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter / X @stmcclure1993

In the summer of 1976, while the city of Boston was celebrating the country’s bicentennial, the Bruins were looking to bolster their NHL lineup. They thought they might have found their man—Ewan ‘The Elk’ Cartwright—who they invited to camp as a ‘walk-on’. The rest of the story is a relatively obscure … Keep Reading

Bruins’ First Stanley Cup Clincher—March 29, 1929

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter/X @stmcclure1993

On this date in 1929, the Boston Bruins won their first National Hockey League title, sweeping the defending champion New York Rangers in two games.

The Bruins and Rangers were embroiled in a 1-1 deadlock until center Bill ‘Doc’ Carson, a Toronto dentist in the off-season, scored with 1:58 left in regulation, disappointing the Madison Square … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Tiny Thompson Stood Tall in 1929

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter / X @stmcclure1993

As we approach the anniversary of the Boston Bruins’ first Stanley Cup celebration in 1929, it’s important to understand the contribution of one Cecil ‘Tiny’ Thompson, the 25-year-old who took over the team’s goaltending job in the fall of ’28.

Thompson had usurped Hal Winkler, who had accumulated 15 shutouts the prior … Keep Reading

The Boston Bruins Outlast the Dallas Stars and Snap Their Four-Game Losing Streak

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

TD Graden was filled to the brim as the Boston Bruins organization honored honor captain Brad Marchand for playing his 1,000th NHL game. The team was able to eke out a win against the Dallas Stars and snap their four-game losing streak in the process. Here’s how things went:

Brad Marchand Honored

After playing in his … Keep Reading

Marchand is Having a Career Season for the Bruins

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

Brad Marchand played his 1,000th NHL game and recorded two assists Tuesday night in the Boston Bruins 3-2 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s an impressive milestone for the Bruins captain, who is having yet another impactful season. At 35 years old and coming off double hip surgery, it would make sense … Keep Reading

Could Adam McQuaid be in Line for a Future Boston Bruins Coaching Position?

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

Adam McQuaid, an iconic figure in Boston, Massachusetts, made a name for himself as a formidable defenseman who spent 11 years (AHL/NHL) in the Boston Bruins organization and currently serves as the team’s Player Development Coordinator. This article explores the possibility of the 37-year-old McQuaid transitioning into a future coaching … Keep Reading

The Boston Bruins Fall to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Brad Marchand’s 1,000th Game

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By: Tom Calautti | Follow me on Twitter @TCalauttis

Brad Marchand was the story last night as he suited up for his 1,000th NHL game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The TD Garden crowd buzzed with electricity and fervor as they celebrated their captain’s milestone night. Here’s how it went down:

Marchand honored for his 1,000th Game

Things got off to an emotional start for … Keep Reading

Naming a New Bruins Captain Has Become Seamless

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By: Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter / X @adbblue

For almost the last two decades, the Boston Bruins have been among the most respected organizations in the NHL and professional sports. They have been known to have a welcoming and inclusive team culture in and out of the locker room.

This stemmed from the leadership of the players and started when Zedano … Keep Reading

Bruins Marchand Celebrates Centennial Season by Notching 500th Career Assist Over the Weekend

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By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter / X @BlackAndGold277

Few players in the world of hockey command as much respect and admiration as Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. Known for his tenacity, skill, and commitment to the game, Marchand has been a cornerstone of the Boston Bruins organization for over a decade. On Saturday, November 18th, at TD … Keep Reading

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