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A Bruins Legend Retires: Remembering Zdeno Chara

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By: Joe Travia | Follow Me on Twitter @NHLJoeTravia

July 1st, 2006, is the date that changed everything for fans of the Boston Bruins. After the canceled 2004-2005 season, the Bruins returned to the ice in disarray for the 2005-2006 season. A poor start to the season for the team … Keep Reading

Changes Coming To The Boston Bruins All Time Top-10 Lists.

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By: Michael Rudd | Follow me on Twitter @Bosmike808.

The 2022-23 Bruins’ season could be the last hurrah for a few long-time fan favorites. Both Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci are back on one-year deals for what seems like a final kick at the can. While every player hopes to cement their legacy with their name on the Cup, … Keep Reading

Bruins Fans: Passion Through Black & Gold Colored Glasses

By: James Swindells / Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

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When it comes to allegiances on the New England sports scene, one would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate, knowledgeable, or dedicated fan base than the Bruins have. While everyone loves a winner, the fact is that since the days of Bobby Orr, Johnny Bucyk and Phil Esposito, the Bruins have … Keep Reading

Should the Boston Bruins and NHL be Looking Across the Pond?

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By: Mark Whitfield | Follow me on Twitter @olop86

In recent years, the other Major Leagues have started to look abroad to expand their fan bases. The NHL was, in many ways, ahead of the curve, with overseas games dating back to the 1930s. Most of the overseas series have merely dipped their toe in markets where hockey is already a mainstream sport, and so … Keep Reading

Orr is the Best Defenseman in Bruins’ History. So who Rounds out the Rest?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

The Bruins have been fortunate with the talent on the blue line throughout the years.

There is no denying that Bobby Orr is not only the best defenseman in Bruins history but in the history of the National Hockey League as well. You can … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Left Wing in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow Me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Since 1924, the Bruins have enjoyed years of success in the league, including winning six Stanley Cups. Having players to cheer for, like Hall of Fame Defensemen Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque, along with future Hall of Famers Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron, adds to the team’s history. Fans rallied behind bruisers like Terry O’Reilly, Stan … Keep Reading

On This Day in Bruins History: Don Cherry’s Coaching Legacy Remembered

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

On this day in Bruins history, July 5th, 1979, the fiery Don Cherry’s firing got a post fireworks replacement in Fred Creighton as the new B’s bench boss. But the story that Summer, and many subsequent Summers, was always about the foul-mouthed father of the Big, Bad Bruins of the ’70s.

For … Keep Reading

This Week in Bruins History: Boston Celebrates Two Stanley Cup Teams!

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

On this week in Bruins history, No. 4 “Soared” and the Black N’ Gold early 70s’s dynasty “Reigned.”

May the memories come back to you and be relived with plenty of puck parade pageantry (as pictured above)!

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Today in Bruins History: April 25th, 1972, Orr Leads Bruins to Sweep Blues in Semifinals

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On April 25th, 1972, the Bruins looked to complete the sweep against the St. Louis Blues and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. In Games 1-3, the Bruins were outscoring the Blues by a staggering 23-5, an impressive feat that would be more impressive with a game four win.

The Bruins started game four off with … Keep Reading

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