Today in Boston Bruins History: March 12

By Emma Harger

1929: The Bruins win 11-1 over the Chicago Black Hawks, the league’s largest margin of victory that season.

1953: During a 2-2 tie against the Detroit Red Wings, Fleming Mackell scores both goals for the Bruins while shorthanded on the same penalty.

1973: Bobby Orr tabulates his 100th point of the season during a 4-o win over the Buffalo Sabres. 1972-73 is his fifth 100+ point season.

1999: Anson Carter scores two goals in 19 seconds of the third period in a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers.

A year ago today: Coming off the loss to the Islanders, the Bruins have a few days’ rest before taking on their next opponent, the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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