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

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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