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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

1929-30 Boston Bruins Set Records, But Fell Short of Stanley Cup 

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By Tim Dumas: | Follow me on Twitter @TimDumas

Many Bruins fans – more than 50 years later – still lament a missed opportunity at a possible dynasty. Or at least a three-peat. 

A year after Bobby Orr flew into Stanley Cup glory on Mother’s Day, the Bruins tore through their 1970-71 season. They accumulated a then-NHL record of 399 goals and … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Dutch Gainor


Dutch Gainor was born on April 10th, 1904, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He began playing juniors as a 21-year-old forward in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) for the Duluth Hornets from 1925-1926. The following season, Gainor was signed as a free agent to the Calgary Tigers (PrHL) and produced 16 goals and 27 points in 23 games played. The forward immediately caught the Boston Bruins’ attention, and in 1927 … Keep Reading