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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Former Bruin And Two-Time Cup Winner Fred Stanfield Passes Away At 77

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

The Boston Bruins family is mourning the loss of former player and team leader Fred Stanfield who passed away on Monday at the age of 77.

In a statement released by the team, the B’s organization shared his career accomplishments while playing for the Black N’ Gold for six-and-a-half seasons:

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Ten Interesting Facts About the Boston Bruins

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By: BNG Staff | Follow Us On Twitter @BlackNGoldPod

Below are ten interesting things about the National Hockey League’s longest United States franchise team that may surprise you. The Boston Bruins are 6 time Stanley Cup Winners. They have won the President’s Trophy three times, the Conference Championship three times, and are 26-time division winners. The Bruins are one of the oldest

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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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Boston Bruins’ 10 Best Players of All Time

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By: BNG Staff Writer | Follow Us On Twitter @BlackNGoldPod

The Boston Bruins is one of the most established teams in the NHL. With its extensive and decorated history, the Bruins have won six Stanley Cups, five Conference Championships, 26 Division Championships, and a host of other accolades.

Of course, the Bruins will not be the franchise that it is without its players that have

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Obscure Bruin Of The Week: Greg Hawgood

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By Tom Egan | Follow Me @eganthoughts

I’ve decided to start writing a weekly column spotlighting former Bruins. This series won’t cover the superstars. You can read up on Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, and Patrice Bergeron anywhere and often written by better storytellers than me. This series will cover more of the roster fillers and depth, guys. For some older fans, it will be a

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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’ Marchand & Bergeron Remain One of the League’s Best Duos

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

Beside every great player is his partner-in-crime, his right-hand man, his “sidekick”, if you will. Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito, Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier (… and Jari Kurri, Paul Coffey, etc. Man, those Oilers teams were stacked.), Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr, Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe – and so on, you

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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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