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HistoryMar 7, 4 years ago

Today in Boston Bruins’ history: Cam Neely

On Mar. 7, 1994, Boston Bruins’ Hall of Fame power forward Cam Neely became the second-fastest player to net 50-goals in NHL history — tallying his 50th in just 44 games. Neely made history in a 6-3 triumph over the Washington Capita…

HistoryMar 2, 4 years ago

Today in Boston Bruins’ history: No. 7 Phil Esposito

On this day, Mar. 2 in 1969, Bruins Hall of Fame forward Phil Esposito became the first player in NHL history to break the 100-point barrier in a single-season. Esposito lit the lamp twice in a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on this day, 41…

HistoryFeb 22, 4 years ago

Today in Boston Bruins’ history

On Feb. 22, 1927, a flashing red light was used for the first time at the Boston Arena to signal a goal scored. Goal judges — originally named umpires in their inception in 1877 – had waved a flag prior to that time The Bruins won that game,…

HistoryFeb 9, 4 years ago

Today in Boston Bruins’ history

On Feb. 9, 1971, Bruins’ right winger Ken Hodge recorded a club-record six assists in a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers, at the Boston Garden. Hodge would end up with 43-62-105 totals for the 1970-71 season, with a plus-71 rating and 113 pena…

HistoryFeb 1, 4 years ago

Today in Boston Bruins’ history

On Feb. 1, 1997, Boston Bruins’ Hall-of-Fame defenseman Ray Bourque became the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, with a goal and two assists in a 3-0 victory over the Lightning in Tampa Bay. No. 77 surpassed Bruins’ legend Johnny…

HistoryJan 18, 4 years ago

Today in NHL, Bruins’ history: Willie O’Ree

On this day, 53 years ago, the Boston Bruins made history in Montreal. It wasn’t the 3-0 victory over the Canadiens that forever changed the game, but the player who took the ice. On January 18, 1958, 23-year-old Willie O’Ree became the f…