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Revisiting the First Bruins-Panthers Playoff Matchup in 1996—’The Year of the Rat’

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

The 1995-96 Bruins’ season was an unsettling one, even before it started. The team had high hopes that defenseman Al “The Planet” Iafrate would return from missing the prior year with a knee injury, but the organization received discouraging news that Iafrate had worked out on his own—without consent of the Bruins’ medical staff—and, in … Keep Reading

This Day in Bruins History: Boston Ends Montreal “Jinx”

(Photo Credit: Boston Bruins Alumni)

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

On this day in Bruins history, April 26th, 1988, the “Montreal jinx” was broken.

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Bruins Alumni Birthdays: September 28th, Steve Kasper

Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett Studios)

By: Jeff Playdon | Follow me on Twitter @PlaydonJeff

Steve Kasper, retired NHL defensive forward who played 13 seasons in the NHL, will turn 60 on September 28th. Kasper played nine of his 13 seasons with the Boston Bruins. During his time with the Bruins, Kasper won the Selke Trophy during the ’81-’82 season.

After the ’92-’93 NHL season, Kasper retired from playing hockey and … Keep Reading