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24 Days Until Boston Bruins Regular Season Opener: Terry O’Reilly

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By: Mike Sullivan | Follow me on Twitter @_MikeSullivan

Terry O’Reilly. The true embodiment of the “Big Bad Bruins” moniker, O’Reilly would spend all fourteen seasons of his professional playing career with the Boston Bruins organization. During that time, Terry would rack up quite a few points, penalty minutes, and memories to go around Boston for a lifetime.

Dubbed “Taz,” a reference to the Tasmanian … 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

Should the Boston Bruins and NHL be Looking Across the Pond?

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By: Mark Whitfield | Follow me on Twitter @olop86

In recent years, the other Major Leagues have started to look abroad to expand their fan bases. The NHL was, in many ways, ahead of the curve, with overseas games dating back to the 1930s. Most of the overseas series have merely dipped their toe in markets where hockey is already a mainstream sport, and so … Keep Reading

Who is the Best Right Wing in Bruins History?

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By Gayle Troiani | Follow me on Twitter @LadyBruinsFan

Many right wings have laced up the skates and donned the Bruins’ sweater since the inception of the Original Six team in 1924. It’s arguably the position with the most successful, well-known Boston players.

Picking the all-time greatest right wing is not easy if you consider more than just scoring. However, the … Keep Reading

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Allen Pedersen

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

Allen Pedersen was born on January 13th, 1965, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Pederson began playing juniors as an 18-year-old defenseman in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the Medicine Tigers (WHL) from 1982-1985. Boston was impressed with the 6’3, 210-pounder early on and drafted him as the 102nd overall pick in the … Keep Reading

Bruins Captain Bergeron Joins Prestigious Group

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By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

To no surprise, on January 7th, 2021 – the Boston Bruins officially named forward Patrice Bergeron the captain of the team, replacing defenceman Zdeno Chara who departed in free agency to Washington. Bergeron, 35, has been a Bruin since he was drafted by the club 45th overall in the 2003 … Keep Reading

On This Day: Boston Bruins Attack the Stands in 1979

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

Historic franchises like the Boston Bruins have often been around for so long, that a character, no matter how much time passes – will always be associated with them. Ask any longtime hockey fan and the Boston Bruins were not called by their actual team name, no. They were known by most as the ‘Big Bad Bruins’.

Of course, … Keep Reading

Most Clutch Players in Boston Bruins History

By: Max Mainville | Check me out on Twitter @tkdmaxbjj

Hockey is an intense sport. The high-paced game with ultra-talented players all over the ice creates an action-packed event that draws fans year after year. One of the most back-and-forth sports, it’s more uncommon to see a full-blown blowout in the NHL compared to other major sports. When the going gets tough and the team is in desperate need of … Keep Reading

My Top-Five Bruin ‘Tough Guys’ Of All-Time

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

With NHL news at a bare minimum and fans eagerly awaiting the final decision on the 2020-2021 season, I decided to have fun and take a trip back to memory lane. While hockey is not the same it was 10-20 years ago; there’s no doubt that particular ‘tough guy’ Bruins contributed more to their team … Keep Reading

The CHERRY On Top: Former Bruins Coach Honored

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By: Evan Michael | Follow me on Twitter @Evan007onTV

The Sports Museum honored former Boston Bruins coach (and one-time player as you may recall from an earlier article I wrote for the Black N’ Gold Blog) Don Cherry at the TD Garden on Wednesday, November 28th amid a crowd of other sports legends connected to the city and the region. Still fashionably flamboyant & … Keep Reading

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