Today in Boston Bruins History: October 26

By Emma Harger
The Carolina Hurricanes commonly give the Bruins trouble and did so today in 2005. Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE


Boston Bruins history for October 26:

1946: The Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-1.

1947: The Bruins defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2.

1949: In New York, the Bruins lose 5-2 to the home team.

1952: Another game with the Blackhawks ends in a 1-1 tie.

1957: A game with the Montreal Canadiens brings a 4-3 Bruins loss. This is the fourth consecutive loss for the Bruins.

1961: The Bruins shut out the Detroit Red Wings 4-0.

1967: The Bruins have their first interaction with a new team formed from the 1967 league expansion, the Los Angeles Kings, who come to Boston for a 2-0 loss.

1968: This time, it’s the Bruins who are shut out 2-0 by Toronto.

1972: The Blackhawks beat the Bruins 6-3.

1975: A meeting with the Red Wings goes well again for the Bruins, who win 7-3.

1977: Traveling to Minnesota, the North Stars shut the Bruins out 3-0.

1979: Visiting Winnipeg, the Bruins lose 3-2 to the Jets.

1980: Another visit to Winnipeg is more eventful this time as the teams tie 7-7. Yes, 14 total goals are scored.

1986: On a visit to Calgary to cap off a road trip, Boston wins by a 6-0 score.

1989: The Quebec Nordiques visit and the Bruins win 4-2.

1991: Another trip to Minnesota ends almost exactly as it did in 1977–the Bruins lost 4-0.

1995: Against the Washington Capitals, the Bruins lose 4-2 for their second consecutive 4-2 loss.

1996: The Red Wings fly into town and beat the Bruins 2-1 for the home team’s second consecutive 2-1 loss.

2000: The Bruins beat the Capitals 4-1.

2002: The Bruins defeat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-3.

2005: In overtime, the Carolina Hurricanes win 4-3 over the Bruins. Brad Boyes, Sergei Samsonov and Brian Leetch score.


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