Today in Boston Bruins History: November 9

By Emma Harger
Marc Savard tries to help the Bruins bounce back from being down 4-0. David Butler II-US PRESSWIRE

Boston Bruins history for November 9:

1933: The Bruins open their 1933-34 season by losing 6-1 to Toronto.

1946: As a six-game road trip starts to wind down, the Bruins are in Montreal and lose 5-2.

1949: The Bruins lose 3-1 to Chicago.

1952: The Bruins begin a little win streak by winning 4-1 over Chicago.

1957: In Montreal, the Bruins take a 4-2 loss.

1958: Against the New York Rangers, the Bruins lose 5-1.

1961: The Bruins lose 2-1 in Detroit.

1966: The Bruins tie 3-3 against the Rangers.

1972: In an 8-3 win over Detroit, John Bucyk takes his place as the seventh player in league history to hit the 1,000 point marker. His 1,000th point is a goal.

1975: Against the California Golden Seals, the Bruins get a 6-3 win.

1978: The Bruins defeat the Washington Capitals 6-2.

1980: Against Pittsburgh, the Bruins get a 7-4 victory.

1983: The Bruins lose 6-2 to the Minnesota North Stars.

1985: While on a trip to Philadelphia, the Bruins take a 5-3 loss to the Flyers.

1987: In Quebec City, the Bruins lose 6-4 to the Nordiques.

1989: The Oilers come to Boston and leave with a 6-2 loss.

1991: The Bruins shut out the New Jersey Devils 4-0.

1995: Ottawa loses 4-3 to the Bruins.

1996: In Canada’s capital city, the Bruins get a 4-3 win over the Senators.

2000: The Bruins snap out of a little losing skid against Ottawa when they win 2-1.

2002: The Bruins put up seven goals in a 7-1 win over Ottawa, which is apparently a rather common Nov. 9 foe.

2006: The Maple Leafs come to town and beat the Bruins 6-4. Toronto builds up a 4-0 lead, but Boston tries to fight back, getting goals from Marco Sturm, Marc Savard, P.J. Axelsson and Wayne Primeau. Andrew Raycroft has his first return to Boston since his trade to Toronto, but doesn’t finish the game due to an injury. This is Glen Murray‘s 900th NHL game.

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