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Former Bruins Forward Don Marcotte Turns 77 Today

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

Happy 77th birthday to Don Marcotte! Don played fifteen seasons in the NHL—all for the Boston Bruins. He was a prominent player on the 1970 and 1972 Stanley Cup champion teams and reached the Cup finals in three other seasons.

The left-winger was one of the best defensive forwards of his era. … 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

17 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Puck Drop: Milan Lucic

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

When you think about a Black and Gold jersey with a big “17” plastered across the back, your mind thinks only one thing. Milan Lucic.

As described by Jack Edwards as a “Cult-hero, here in Boston,” Milan Lucic quickly grew woven within the fabrics of Boston. His pure size and strength instantly grew popular with … 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

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 … Keep Reading

Broadcasting Bobby: Bruins Celebrate Orr’s Cup-Winning Goal 50 Years Later!

Superman on skates: The aura of Bobby Orr | CBC Sports(Photo Credit: CBC.ca)

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

“Cleared, but not out. Bobby Orr… behind the net to Sanderson — ORR! BOBBY ORR! SCORES! And the Boston Bruins have won the Stanley Cup!”

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Don Marcotte

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Happy 73rd Birthday To Former Boston Bruins Forward Don Marcotte!

Marcotte was born on April 15th, 1947, at the Arthabaska County Hospital. His family was longtime residents of nearby Asbestos, Quebec which is located in the southeast area of the province, north of Sherbrooke and south of Victoriaville. At the age of three, Don first laced up his first pair of … Keep Reading

Happy World Emoji Day, Bruins Fans!

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @Evan007onTV

In honor of today’s date on the calendar being the actual calendar date in your phone or computer’s “emoji” list (you know, those goofy little faces, figures & icons that have taken the place of meaningful words, phrases and communication tools), I present to you one of the most iconic and memorable plays in all of hockey … Keep Reading