On This Day In Bruins History: December 1st, 1924

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @00EvanMichael

Almost a century ago to the day, the Boston Bruins made hockey history with both a franchise first and an American first. And fittingly, it came on the first of the month — December 1st, 1924.

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On This Day: The Bruins Trade Joe Thornton

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By: JD Young | Follow me on Twitter: @JD9899

15 years ago today, the Bruins made a move that shook up the hockey landscape for years to come. In a day that will go down in infamy for Bruins fans, star captain Joe Thornton was traded to the San Jose Sharks.

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Following the 2004 lockout season, GM Mike O’Connell

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How The Boston Bruins Scored Their Goals in 2019-20

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

Goals in the National Hockey League are hard to come by. While the skill of the forwards and defenceman on the ice are arguably the most advanced overall that we have seen in the sport’s history, the players that defend the goal in between the pipes have also improved over the years. Players such as Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin

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Looking At The Bruins Defenders Actual Versus Expected Goals

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

Now that we impressed our friends with our commentary on the Bruins’ forward group, it’s time to rub in our smarts (ahem, prove to them our nerdiness) with a discussion on the Bruins’ defenders. We will again perform an investigation looking at individual expected goals (iXG) in comparison to actual goals scored (goals or G). As we

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NHL 21 Bruins Franchise Mode: Episode Two, Season Two

By: Mike Cratty | Follow Me On Twitter @Mike_Cratty

Episode two was a much more successful one than episode one. We made some big moves and made some positive momentum in the right direction. I won’t spoil anything. Watch it for yourself and enjoy. Drop a follow on the channel if you enjoy the content as well, if you don’t follow already. Feel free to skip around the vod if

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Could The Bruins Look To Acquire Players From The Islanders?

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By: Dan Anderson| Follow me on Twitter @DanAnderson5970

I think most Bruins fans are going to cringe when I mention the last time the Bruins and the New York Islanders made a trade. The date was October 4, 2014. Peter Chiarelli had put the team into “salary cap hell,” so off went fan-favorite Johnny Boychuk to the Islanders in exchange

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Boston Bruins: Breaking Down a Possible Division Realignment for 2020-21 Season

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

The National Hockey League has a very difficult task at hand to get the 2020-21 regular-season and playoffs underway. With the ideas of having players in a bubble similar to those in Edmonton and Toronto during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and potentially a shorter season from the normal 82-game schedule – it is not going to be easy to

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Looking At The Bruins Forwards Actual Versus Expected Goals

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By Leon Lifschutz | Follow me @BruinsBreakdown

While the only numbers that really count at the end of a hockey game are how many goals each team scored, it can be informative to look at a variety of metrics. Sometimes these additional data points can help explain how events unfolded. In other instances, they can help us predict future outcomes. Perhaps, most importantly,

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On This Day: Bobby Orr Plays Final Game For The Bruins

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By: JD Young | Follow me on Twitter: @JD9899

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you’ve all had a great holiday so far. I want to put the spotlight on some Bruins history that occurred today. On this day, 45 years ago, Bruins legend Bobby Orr suited up to play against the New York Rangers. The game was business as usual: Bruins won 6-4,

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What Boston Bruins Fans Have To Be Thankful For

Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Charlie McAvoy - Boston Bruins v Los Angeles Kings
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By: Lucas Pearson | Follow Me On Twitter @LucasPearson_

In a normal year, I’d probably be writing about how fans need to relax on a Bruins slow start to their season. But instead, we haven’t seen hockey in months, so I’ve had to turn my focus to something else. It’s Thanksgiving, and as an original six team with a ton of recent success,

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