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This Week in Bruins’ Playoff History: May 4th—May 10th

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

May 4th (1972): The Bruins lost Game Three to the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals, but Hall-of-Famer Bobby Orr made NHL history when he scored at 1:10 of the second frame. The 24-year-old defenseman scored his seventeenth career playoff goal in only his 47th game, breaking the record for … Keep Reading

Bruins’ Tiny Thompson Stood Tall in 1929

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

As we approach the anniversary of the Boston Bruins’ first Stanley Cup celebration in 1929, it’s important to understand the contribution of one Cecil ‘Tiny’ Thompson, the 25-year-old who took over the team’s goaltending job in the fall of ’28.

Thompson had usurped Hal Winkler, who had accumulated 15 shutouts the prior … Keep Reading

Boston Bruins Players with the Most NHL Awards

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By: Ryan Gagne | Follow Me On Twitter @keepingthestats

As the first American-born franchise in NHL history, some of the game’s greatest players have worn a Boston Bruins jersey. Whether these skaters turned into Hall of Famers or were lucky enough to play in a few games, the Bruins have a tradition of winning, and their results at the annual … Keep Reading

Bruins Forward David Pastrnak Nets 60th Goal of the Season/300th of Career

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By: Zach Beauchaine | Follow me on Twitter @OtisTheMango

On Easter Sunday, the Boston Bruins took on the Philadelphia Flyers in game 80 of 82 of the regular season. The Bruins earned win number 63 on the 2022-23 season as they defeated the Flyers by a final score of 5-3. Another historic win for Boston as the victory served to break the record for … Keep Reading

Post-Game Recap 12/31/22: Bruins Fall to Sabres 4-3 in OT

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By: Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Losing 4-3 in overtime to the division rival Buffalo Sabres wasn’t the way the Boston Bruins wanted to end the 2022 portion of this season, especially since they squandered two leads and a chance to put the game away by failing to score on a full two-minute five-on-three power play when the black and … Keep Reading

Bruins Honor Patrice Bergeron With Pre-Game Ceremony for Reaching 1,000 NHL Points

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By: Benjamin Aliber | Follow me on Twitter @bpaliber24

Before the Boston Bruins game yesterday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron was honored in a pre-game ceremony celebrating his achievement of 1,000 career NHL points. Before we dive into the ceremony, let us relive the process of how he got here! On October 15, 2003, Bergeron recorded his first career … Keep Reading

Patrice Bergeron’s Unmatched Leadership Qualities

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow Me On Twitter @_MikeSullivan

When you think of Patrice Bergeron, many terms of endearment come to mind. Trustworthy, honorable, selfless, respected, reliable, relentless, and most of all, his ability to be a role model.

The Boston Bruins selected Patrice Bergeron 45th overall in the second round of the 2003 NHL entry draft. Since then, he has led the Boston Bruins … Keep Reading

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

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