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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Former Bruin Adam McQuaid Announces Retirement

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

Earlier today, former Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, and Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman as well as 2011 Stanley Cup winner, Adam McQuaid has officially announced his retirement from professional hockey.

McQuaid, 34, started his career with

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Bruins To Retire Willie O’Ree’s No. 22

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By: Patrick Donnelly | Follow me on Twitter @PatDonn12

The Boston Bruins and team president Cam Neely announced Tuesday that the organization will retire number 22 in honor of Wille O’Ree. The ceremony is set to take place on Feb. 18 before Boston’s game against the New Jersey Devils, according to the team.

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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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Bruins Captain Bergeron Joins Prestigious Group

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

To no surprise, on January 7th, 2021 – the Boston Bruins officially named forward Patrice Bergeron the captain of the team, replacing defenceman Zdeno Chara who departed in free agency to Washington. Bergeron, 35, has been a Bruin since he was drafted by the club 45th overall in the 2003

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On This Day: Boston Bruins Attack the Stands in 1979

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

Historic franchises like the Boston Bruins have often been around for so long, that a character, no matter how much time passes – will always be associated with them. Ask any longtime hockey fan and the Boston Bruins were not called by their actual team name, no. They were known by most as the ‘Big Bad Bruins’.

Of course,

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Rick Middleton

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

Rick Middleton was born on December 4th, 1953, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as an 18-year-forward for the Oshawa Generals (OHA-Jr.) from 1971-1973, putting up phenomenal numbers in each of the two seasons but is most notable for his performance in the 1972-1973 season. In just 62 games that season, Middleton

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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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The Best Bruin To Ever Wear The Number One

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By Joe Chrzanowski  |  Follow Me on Twitter @jchrz19

Welcome to the first of what will hopefully become a long and very entertaining series of articles. I am going to look at the best Bruin’s player to wear each number throughout the organization’s long and storied history. I will be skipping the retired numbers because it’s pretty self-explanatory who the best Bruin to

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