Today in Boston Bruins History: October 22

By Emma Harger
Tyler Seguin gets a goal, but it’s not enough to hold back the Sharks. Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

Boston Bruins history for October 22:

1949: A visit to Montreal brings a 2-1 win for Boston.

1950: The Bruins begin the first half of a home-and-home with the Rangers by tying their game–at zero. Seriously. No one scores.

1952: Boston meets New York again, and though they tie again, it’s at three apiece this time.

1953: A road trip to all the other NHL cities begins with a stop in New York and a decisive 4-3 Bruins loss.

1955: The Bruins visit Detroit for yet another tied game in which no one scores.

1957: On the third stop of a six-game road trip, the Bruins lose 2-1 to Chicago.

1959: Another visit to Motor City results in a 4-1 Boston loss.

1961: A Bruins loss to Toronto by a 9-1 score is the seventh Bruins loss in the month of October 1961.

1964: This 2-2 tie with Toronto is the only non-loss the Bruins will experience for all of October 1964. Talk about getting off to a bad start.

1966: In the second game of the season, the Bruins get their first loss, a 3-1 losing effort in Montreal.

1969: A five-game road trip commences with a visit to the Minnesota North Stars and a 3-2 win.

1970: Chicago deals the Bruins a 3-3 tie.

1971: The Bruins begin a three-game roadie by going to the California Golden Seals and giving them a 5-1 loss.

1972: Boston loses 5-4 to the Vancouver Canucks.

1977: Embarking on a road trip, the Bruins visit the Los Angeles Kings and win 4-3.

1978: In the middle of another roadie, Chicago is the next stop–and a 6-5 loss is the final score.

1980: The Bruins visit Los Angeles again for a 4-0 shutout loss this time. In fact, to date on this road trip (which is in its fourth stop), the Bruins have lost every game.

1981: On stop number five of a six-game trip, the Bruins tie 2-2 with Detroit, snapping a five-game win streak.

1983: The Bruins cap off a visit to both teams in the great state of Pennsylvania by defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1.

1985: Once again the Bruins find themselves in Tinseltown, this time winning 5-2 over the Kings.

1986: The Canucks, the fourth stop on a six-game roadie, deal the Bruins their first loss of that road trip by beating them 5-1.

1988: Boston finishes off a road trip with a 5-2 win over St. Louis, which is their second consecutive win by a 5-2 score.

1992: In Calgary, the Bruins take away a 4-2 win.

1993: The Bruins begin a visit to both Alberta-based teams by beating Edmonton 3-1.

2005: The Bruins beat the Penguins 6-3. Four of the Bruins goals come on the power play. Dave Scatchard gets his first two goals with Boston, Joe Thornton scores twice as well and Sergei Samsonov and Glen Murray have the other two goals.

2007: The Bruins make their first visit to Montreal for the season and lose 6-1. Dennis Wideman scores the lone goal for the visitors and it comes on the power play.

2009: The Flyers deal the Bruins a 4-3 shootout loss. Derek Morris, Matt Hunwick and Steve Begin all score for the visiting Bs, but Claude Giroux has the lone goal in the shootout.

2011: When the San Jose Sharks come to town, they defeat the Bruins 4-2. Milan Lucic has a goal and then provides an assist on Tyler Seguin‘s goal less than half a minute later, but the Sharks break the tie and add another for the win.

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