Boston Bruins Alumni Birthday: September 19th Ed Westfall

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On September 19th, Defensive hockey specialist Ed Westfall will be celebrating his 81st birthday. Westfall played 18 seasons in the NHL, eleven for Boston and seven for the New York Islanders. In 1961 the Boston Bruins drafted Westfall, and he would prove his worth with the organization. In 1970 and 1972, Westfall would help prevail Boston

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Anderson: I Don’t Think Patrice Bergeron is Leaving the Bruins

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By: Nathan Anderson | Follow me on Twitter @dairybeast

Since 2003, Patrice Bergeron has only pulled on the black and gold Boston Bruins uniform (apart from international and all-star competitions). He rose up through the ranks and became one of the most underrated players in the entire league. He then surpassed his underrated status and became properly recognized as one of the best

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What Will a McAvoy Extension Look Like Given Recent Defensemen Signings?

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Ryan Duffy | Follow me on Twitter @Rduffy26

With the 2021-22 NHL season looming, teams throughout the league have taken the initiative to sign their number one defensemen to extensions at long-term and high average-annual-value. Players like Zach Werenski being extended by the Blue Jackets (6 years X $9.583m AAV), Seth Jones by the Blackhawks (8 years X $9.5m AAV), Darnell Nurse by

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Boston Bruins Alumni Birthdays: June 25th Ken Hodge

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Born on June 25th, 1944, Boston Bruins legend Ken Hodge was brought into the world. Today the Bruins legend turns 77! Ken Hodge spent his career playing for the Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins, and New York Rangers. Hodge played a career total of 652 games, scoring 289 goals while racking up 385 assists for a combined

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Bruins Patrice Bergeron Wins Messier Leadership Award

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By: Connor Green | Follow Me On Twitter @connorgreen777

Patrice Bergeron takes home his first award of the off-season, the Mark Messier Leadership Award. MMLA is awarded to the players who best exemplify leadership on the ice and grows the game off the ice by inspiring boys and girls in his community and throughout the hockey world.
After being what some may call

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Bruins Patrice Bergeron Named Finalist for Selke Trophy

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By: Zach Carlone | Follow me on Twitter @zcarlone21

Bruins first-year captain Patrice Bergeron has further enshrined his legacy as one of the best two-way players ever to play the game, as the 35-year-old was announced as a Frank J. Selke Trophy finalist for the tenth straight season. The Selke Trophy is awarded every year to the forward who best exemplifies the defensive

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Kevan Miller Nominated For 2021 Bill Masterton Trophy

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

For the second season in a row, Kevan Miller has been nominated for the 2021 Bill Masterton Trophy, as selected by the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association (PHWA). Every year, each team has a player nominated for the Bill Masterton Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship,

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Bruins Report Card: Rangers’ Third Period Surge Beats Boston

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By Michael DiGiorgio | Follow Me On Twitter: @BostonDiGiorgio

Nine goals were scored yesterday at the TD Garden. After the second period, the game was tied at one. The flood gates opened for both teams in the third as seven goals were scored. The Bruins looked to be in control after David Pastrnak’s twentieth goal of the year just 21 seconds into the

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Mainville’s Thoughts: Chara, Sweeney, World Juniors and More

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

As we all say our farewells to 2020 and say hello to 2021, I decided to put the pen to paper or should I say fingers to keyboard (that doesn’t seem to have the same ring to it), and put down my thoughts on a variety of Boston Bruins and hockey topics.

Before we

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