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Happy Birthday to former Bruin Gregg Sheppard

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

Happy birthday to former Boston Bruins’ center Gregg Sheppard! The North Battleford, Saskatchewan native turns 75 today. 

The 5’8”, 170-pound center made an immediate impact as a rookie for the Bruins in 1972-73. His 24-26-50 over the course of 64 games placed him eighth on the team in offensive production, and he received the … Keep Reading

This Day in Bruins History: A “Trio” of Accomplishments!

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

On this day in Bruins history, February 25th, a trio of B’s scorers led the way in a trio of team accomplishments all falling on today’s calendar anniversary.

The most notable, perhaps, came in 1971 when Boston set the NHL record for the fastest three goals scored consecutively in any game — 20 seconds. The impressive feat was celebrated … 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

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