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In Memoriam Birthday Wish to Former Bruin ‘Ace’ Bailey

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

Today would have been Garnet ‘Ace’ Bailey’s 76th birthday. The former Boston Bruin left-wing died while aboard United Airlines Flight 175, which crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The plane had been hijacked by Islamist terrorists and purposefully driven into the building. He was 53 years old … 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

Ten Worst Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Final Appearances

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By: Ryan Gagne | Follow Me On Twitter @keepingthestats

Realistically, hockey fans know that the Boston Bruins are one of the most decorated teams in NHL history since they were the first American franchise in the league in 1924. Furthermore, they are among just five teams to win at least six Stanley Cup titles.

Despite all the successes, the … Keep Reading

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

Bruins Alumni Birthdays: September 28th, Steve Kasper

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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

Bruins Alumni: Happy Birthday Mike Krushelnyski

By: Mark Allred  |  Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Happy 60th Birthday To Former Boston Bruins Forward Mike Krushelnyski!

Mike was born on April 27th, 1960, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and played his junior hockey nearby with the Montreal Juniors club in the QMJHL. Per HockeyReference.com his last two seasons in the “Q” he posted 54-89-143 numbers from the 1978-79 to 1979-80 seasons. At the age of 19-years-old, the 6′-2″ … Keep Reading

Bruins Return to Stanley Cup Final…This Time As Cup Favorites!

By: Jack McCarthy  |  Follow Me On Twitter @73johnnymac  
The Boston Bruins will open the Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on Monday, May 27th against the Western Conference champion St Louis Blues.  The modern Bruins fan has witnessed the 2011 team win the Cup, and now, in 2019, the Bruins’ third Stanley Cup Final appearance in nine seasons.
As everyone waits through the agonizing break until the puck … Keep Reading

Kevin Stevens, One-Time Bruin, Overcame Big Time Addictions

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

“It was almost like livin’ in a Normal Rockwell.”

That’s how Kevin Stevens and his family, poignantly and painfully profiled in a recent SportsNet documentary entitled *Shattered, described growing up in Massachusetts and loving sports, especially hockey for the hometown kid who rooted for the Bruins from his Pembroke neighborhood and later wowed on the ice … Keep Reading

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