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Bruins’ First Stanley Cup Clincher—March 29, 1929

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter/X @stmcclure1993

On this date in 1929, the Boston Bruins won their first National Hockey League title, sweeping the defending champion New York Rangers in two games.

The Bruins and Rangers were embroiled in a 1-1 deadlock until center Bill ‘Doc’ Carson, a Toronto dentist in the off-season, scored with 1:58 left in regulation, disappointing the Madison Square … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Tiny Thompson Stood Tall in 1929

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter / X @stmcclure1993

As we approach the anniversary of the Boston Bruins’ first Stanley Cup celebration in 1929, it’s important to understand the contribution of one Cecil ‘Tiny’ Thompson, the 25-year-old who took over the team’s goaltending job in the fall of ’28.

Thompson had usurped Hal Winkler, who had accumulated 15 shutouts the prior … Keep Reading

Eddie Shore, Bruins’ Cup Winner of 1929

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By: Steve McClure | Follow me on Twitter @stmcclure1993

The Boston Bruins’ 1928-29 Stanley Cup-winning year was only Eddie Shore’s third season in the NHL. Yet the ‘All-World’ defenseman was already the league’s greatest defender and the league’s biggest box office draw. 

Born in Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, Shore clambered up the professional ranks in Saskatchewan before making his mark with the Western Hockey … Keep Reading

Column: Three Areas the Bruins Need to Improve on to Contend for a Stanley Cup

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter / X @cookejournalism

The National Hockey League All-Star break is here, and the Boston Bruins are sitting pretty atop the Eastern Conference standings in first place with 71 points. In what was supposed to be a bridge year following last season’s collapse in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Bruins haven’t missed … Keep Reading

Bruins James van Riemsdyk is the Latest Surprise in a Flourishing Boston Offense

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By: Jason Cooke | Follow me on Twitter @cookejournalism

Last season was an exciting time to be a Boston Bruins fan. As the team cruised to an NHL-best 135 points with their dominant 65-12-5 regular season showing, nothing would stop the Black and Gold on their quest for the Stanley Cup. However, the hearts of Bruins fans were crushed when the eighth-seeded Florida Panthers stunned … Keep Reading

Breaking Down David Krejci’s Career and what Made Him Such a Special Hockey Player

By Andrew Bluestein | Follow Me On Twitter @adbblue

David Krejci was born in Sternberk Czekia April 28th, 1986. Eighteen years later, he was selected in the second round, 63rd overall, by the Boston Bruins in the 2004 NHL draft. Two years later, he would make his NHL debut for Boston, which was just the beginning. 

Krejci decided to play his junior hockey in North … Keep Reading

On This Day in Boston Bruins History, 2011 Stanley Cup Final Game Seven

2011 Bruins SCF
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By: Kevin Perry | Follow Me on Twitter @Kevperry_

The Stanley Cup Final is the pinnacle of excitement in professional ice hockey, and the 2011 edition was no exception. Game seven of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins was a breathtaking showdown that showcased the sport’s intense competitiveness and the undying spirit … Keep Reading

Ten Worst Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Final Appearances

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By: Ryan Gagne | Follow Me On Twitter @keepingthestats

Realistically, hockey fans know that the Boston Bruins are one of the most decorated teams in NHL history since they were the first American franchise in the league in 1924. Furthermore, they are among just five teams to win at least six Stanley Cup titles.

Despite all the successes, the … Keep Reading

Bruins’ GM Don Sweeney Looks to Retool /Rebuild Heading Into Draft Day

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By: James Swindells | Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

As the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals kick off on Saturday night, the Boston Bruins continue to work on their preparation for the league’s annual entry draft on June 28th in Nashville. Having moved inside of a month on the calendar until the draft, Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney will be tasked with getting the Bruins … Keep Reading

What’s Next for the Boston Bruins?

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By: Danielle DuBois | Follow Me on Twitter @DanielleDuBois

The Boston Bruins, 2022-23 season has officially ended after a heartbreaking overtime loss in game seven to the hands of the Florida Panthers. With the best regular season in NHL history, the loss comes as a major disappointment. The Bruins have a tough off-season this year. Not only are you following the best season, but you … Keep Reading

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