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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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BNG Podcast Network: The Lindroth Hockey Podcast

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

About The Podcast

The Lindroth boys launched a brand new podcast show called “The Lindroth Hockey Podcast,” featuring co-hosts, father and son duo, Andrew and James Lindroth. This show is apart of the Black N’ Gold Podcast Network.

We decided to combine our old and new school hockey mindsets to create fascinating discussions about current National Hockey League (NHL) news, news

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Red Hamill

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

Red Hamill was born on January 11th, 1917, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 20-year-old forward for the Copper Cliff Jr. Redmen (NOJHA) and was instantly a star, scoring 20 goals and 24 points in only 15 games. After his phenomenal performance, the Boston Bruins wasted no time offering

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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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