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Boston Bruins: What’s old is new again.

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By: James Swindells | Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

The dismissal of Bruce Cassidy after six years in the head coach’s role was met with disappointment from fans and seemed to be an omen that things were not entirely what they seemed to be inside the Bruins’ locker room. With that in mind, on July 1, Jim Montgomery was brought onboard and introduced … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Goaltender in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

“Most fans go wild when they see a goalie make what looks like a great save, but the chances are what they are seeing is a save that was made from being out of position.”

Mike Richter, New York Ranger goalie 1989-2003

Goaltenders are the most important player on a hockey team. Often described as agile … Keep Reading

Orr is the Best Defenseman in Bruins’ History. So who Rounds out the Rest?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

The Bruins have been fortunate with the talent on the blue line throughout the years.

There is no denying that Bobby Orr is not only the best defenseman in Bruins history but in the history of the National Hockey League as well. You can … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Right Wing in Bruins History?

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By Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Many right wings have laced up the skates and donned the Bruins’ sweater since the inception of the Original Six team in 1924. It’s arguably the position with the most successful, well-known Boston players.

Picking the all-time greatest right wing is not easy if you consider more than just scoring. However, the … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Left Wing in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow Me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Since 1924, the Bruins have enjoyed years of success in the league, including winning six Stanley Cups. Having players to cheer for, like Hall of Fame Defensemen Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque, along with future Hall of Famers Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron, adds to the team’s history. Fans rallied behind bruisers like Terry O’Reilly, Stan … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday, Ray Bourque

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By Andrew Taverna | Follow me on Twitter @andrewtaverna

Raymond Jean Bourque, born in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, on December 28th, 1960, is best known for being one of the best defensemen ever to play the game of hockey and a 21-year Boston Bruin. That’ll be where we spend most of our time for this article, but I’d like to give this retired hockey … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni Birthdays: December 7th, Gerry Cheevers

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On December 7th, NHL Hall of Famer and former Bruins goaltender Gerry Cheevers will be turning 81. Cheevers played 12 seasons for Boston (1965-1972, 1975-1980) and won two Stanley Cups in 1970 and 1972. Toronto initially drafted Cheevers in 1961, but Boston acquired Chevers in 1965 in the Intra-League Draft. Throughout his 12 seasons … Keep Reading

Bruins Forward Brad Marchand: From Rat to Superstar

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By: Ryan Duffy | Follow me on Twitter: @Rduffy26

The Rat, Little Ball of Hate, Weasel, and Nose Face Killah. These are just a few of the many nicknames Brad Marchand has received throughout his twelve-year NHL career. These nicknames were attributed to him due to his on-ice antics, from cheap shots early in his career to licking and … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins’ 10 Best Players of All Time

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By: BNG Staff Writer | Follow Us On Twitter @BlackNGoldPod

The Boston Bruins is one of the most established teams in the NHL. With its extensive and decorated history, the Bruins have won six Stanley Cups, five Conference Championships, 26 Division Championships, and a host of other accolades.

Of course, the Bruins will not be the franchise that it is without its players that have … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Murray Costello

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By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter! @andrewlindrothh

Murray Costello was born on February 24th, 1934, in South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 16-year-old forward for the St. Michael’s Majors (OHA-Jr.), suiting up for the team from 1950-1953. During those years, Costello produced 64 goals and 134 points in 152 appearances. After graduating, the forward inked his … Keep Reading

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