Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Alex Smith

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

Alex Smith was born on April 2nd, 1902, in Bootle, Liverpool, England. He began his junior hockey journey as a 20-year-old defenseman and played for the Ottawa Gunners (OCHL) from 1922-1923 and then for Ottawa Rideaus (OCHL) from 1924-1925. During his season with Ottawa Rideaus (OCHL), he dominated in those 11 games, notching seven

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday John Quilty

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

John Quilty was born on January 21st, 1921, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 16-year-old forward for the Glebe Collegiate (High-ON) from 1936 to 1937. After that year, John joined the Ottawa City Junior Hockey League (OCJHL) and suited up the next three campaigns for the team. In 1939,

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Red Hamill

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

Red Hamill was born on January 11th, 1917, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 20-year-old forward for the Copper Cliff Jr. Redmen (NOJHA) and was instantly a star, scoring 20 goals and 24 points in only 15 games. After his phenomenal performance, the Boston Bruins wasted no time offering

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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Flash Hollett

By: Andrew Lindroth | Follow me on Twitter @andrewlindrothh

Flash Hollett was born on April 13th, 1911, in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. He began playing in the International Hockey League (IHL) for the Syracuse Stars (IHL) as a 21-year-old defenceman from 1932-1933. During the time, though, he was playing both lacrosse and hockey and was first noticed by the Toronto Maple Leafs Owner after watching him play lacrosse with

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