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Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Jack Crawford

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

Jack Crawford was born on October 26th, 1916, in Dublin, Ontario, Canada. Jack began taking hockey seriously as a teenager and committed to playing in the OHA-Jr. League for the St. Michael’s Majors and the West Toronto Nationals from 1934-1936. At 19-years-old, Jack also played as a defenseman in the TIHL … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Martin “Pat” Egan

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Martin “Pat” Egan was born in Blackie, Alberta, Canada, on April 25th, 1918. The 5′-10″ 195-pound right-shooting defenseman spent six seasons with the National Hockey Leagues Boston Bruins. Joining the Boston club via trade with the Detriot Redwings on January 5th, 1944, for left shooting defenseman Flash Hollett.

Boston’s history of mind-boggling trades and scouting moves goes way back particularly with … Keep Reading

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 … Keep Reading