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All Hail ‘The Chief’ on a Special Bruins Birthday

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

Bruins fans, on this day let’s celebrate one of the most adored Bruins of them all. It is Johnny ‘The Chief’ Bucyk’s 89th birthday!

On June 10, 1957, John Bucyk was traded to the Boston Bruins—along with cash considerations—to the Detroit Red Wings for goaltender Terry Sawchuk. On that day … Keep Reading

Ullmark’s Willingness to Drop Gloves Brings Back Memories of Goalie Fights 

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By: Tim Dumas | Follow me on Twitter @TimDumas

He scores goals and does not hesitate to drop his gloves. Linus Ullmark not only stops pucks – sometimes with his head – at an elite level, but the Boston Bruins goalie is also showing his old-school side. 

Ullmark’s performance this season has one comparison: Ron Hextall, the recently fired general manager of … Keep Reading

Uncertainty of Bruins’ Veterans Bergeron and Krejci are Reminiscent of Last Summer 

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By: Tim Dumas | Follow me on Twitter @TimDumas

Last summer’s uncertainty has returned: will they or won’t they? The seasons have changed, but the question marks remain for Boston Bruins elder statesmen Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci. 

The playing status for the veteran forwards for Wednesday’s game five at home against Florida is again up in the air, much like it … Keep Reading

This Day in Bruins History: Bobby Orr Gets 100 Points!

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

On this day in Bruins history, March 15th, 1970, the legendary Bobby Orr becomes the first defenseman in both team and NHL history to score 100 points in a single season.

His century-mark of points prolifically comes after scoring a shorthanded goal in helping the B’s tie the Detroit Red Wings 5-5 at the Boston Garden.

Here’s … Keep Reading