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Changes Coming To The Boston Bruins All Time Top-10 Lists.

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By: Michael Rudd | Follow me on Twitter @Bosmike808.

The 2022-23 Bruins’ season could be the last hurrah for a few long-time fan favorites. Both Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci are back on one-year deals for what seems like a final kick at the can. While every player hopes to cement their legacy with their name on the Cup, … Keep Reading

Bruins Fans: Passion Through Black & Gold Colored Glasses

By: James Swindells / Follow me on Twitter @jimswindells68

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When it comes to allegiances on the New England sports scene, one would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate, knowledgeable, or dedicated fan base than the Bruins have. While everyone loves a winner, the fact is that since the days of Bobby Orr, Johnny Bucyk and Phil Esposito, the Bruins have … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Left Wing in Bruins History?

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow Me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Since 1924, the Bruins have enjoyed years of success in the league, including winning six Stanley Cups. Having players to cheer for, like Hall of Fame Defensemen Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque, along with future Hall of Famers Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron, adds to the team’s history. Fans rallied behind bruisers like Terry O’Reilly, Stan … Keep Reading

This Week in Bruins History: Boston Celebrates Two Stanley Cup Teams!

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

On this week in Bruins history, No. 4 “Soared” and the Black N’ Gold early 70s’s dynasty “Reigned.”

May the memories come back to you and be relived with plenty of puck parade pageantry (as pictured above)!

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Today in Bruins History: April 25th, 1972, Orr Leads Bruins to Sweep Blues in Semifinals

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By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

On April 25th, 1972, the Bruins looked to complete the sweep against the St. Louis Blues and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. In Games 1-3, the Bruins were outscoring the Blues by a staggering 23-5, an impressive feat that would be more impressive with a game four win.

The Bruins started game four off with … Keep Reading

This Day in Bruins History: Esposito Becomes First to Score 60 Goals!

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

On this day in Bruins history, March 11th, 1971, longtime B’s legend Phil Esposito became the NHL’s all-time single-season leader in goals when he scored his 59th and 60th tallies in a 7-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

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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

This Day in Bruins History: Harry Lumley Reaches 300 Wins in Net

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

On this day in Bruins history, a certain “No. 1” goaltender for the B’s truly faced a career accomplishment… pun and puck intended as perfectly-if-not-painfully pictured above!

That’s right, on February 8th, 1958 on the road at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Harry Lumley notched his 300th career win between the pipes, becoming –at the time– only the 2nd goaltender in NHL … Keep Reading

This Day in Bruins History: Ray Bourque Becomes B’s All-Time Scoring Leader

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

On This Day in Bruins History, B’s Captain Raymond Bourque set a new team record that may never be reached again. At least not in my lifetime.

February 1st, 1997 marked the day he became Boston’s all-time scoring leader, surpassing Johnny “The Chief” Bucyk’s record of 1,339 points (goals and assists combined).

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O’Ree Jersey Retirement Showcases Best In Bruins

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

The Boston Bruins organization brought out their *best ahead of January 18th’s game at TD Garden in honor of Willie O’Ree.

They retired his No. 22 jersey number high into the rafters amidst raucous applause from fans, players, management and ownership alike (*they saved their worst Keep Reading

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