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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On This Day In Bruins History: January 1st

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow Me On Twitter @amy7594

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

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Boston Bruins Celebrating Birthdays On December 5th

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By: Amy Tolman | Follow me on Twitter @amy7594

Happy Birthday To Former Bruins Left-Wing Percy Galbraith!

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Percy Galbraith was born on December 5, 1898, in Toronto, Ontario. He played for the Bruins for eight years from the 1926 -1927 season until 1932-1933 season. Known as Percival Walter “Perk” Galbraith, he was a left-wing that won the Stanley Cup with

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A Continued Push For Former Bruin Willie O’Ree

January 18, 1958 - Willie O'Ree Takes to the Ice - Guelph Local
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By: Liz Rizzo | Follow me on Twitter @pastagrl88

The Congressional Gold Medal is one of the highest civilian awards given in the United States. The medal is given to those individuals or groups “who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture that is likely to be recognized as a major achievement in the recipient’s field long after the

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