Today in Boston Bruins History: November 13

By Emma Harger
Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Boston Bruins history for November 13:

1938: Finishing off a season-opening three-game road trip in New York, the Bruins lose 2-1 to the Americans.

1943: In New York City again, the Bruins win this time, 6-2 over the New York Rangers.

1946: The Bruins get a 5-2 win over Detroit Red Wings.

1949: A streak of losses and ties that spanned eight games comes to an end as the Bruins net a 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

1951: The Bruins take a 3-1 loss to Chicago Blackhawks.

1952: In Detroit, the Bruins are shut out 3-0, which is a reversal of fate following their 4-0 win in the previous game.

1954: Against Montreal Canadiens for a short road trip, the Bruins lose 2-1.

1955: Playing for the second night in a row, the Bruins aren’t able to score anything against Detroit–but the Red Wings don’t score anything either, so they tie at zero.

1958: The Bruins lose 3-1 to the Red Wings.

1963: In Chicago for the second half of a home-and-home, the Bruins take a 6-4 loss.

1966: The Bruins get a 2-1 win over Montreal.

1968: In the Bruins’ second consecutive 1-1 tie in a row, they tie with the St. Louis Blues.

1969: The Bruins get a 3-1 win over Detroit.

1975: When the Minnesota North Stars come to town, the Bruins send them away with a 6-0 shutout loss.

1977: The old Cleveland Barons visit Boston and the Bruins get a 3-1 win.

1980: The Bruins tie 5-5 with the old Winnipeg Jets. This is their second tie in a row and their first one was a 4-4 tie.

1982: Boston gets a 3-2 win over Buffalo Sabres.

1983: The Bruins win 4-2 over the Washington Capitals.

1985: In Buffalo this time, the Bruins lose 6-4.

1986: In one of the infrequent meetings with the Edmonton Oilers, the Bruins win 4-3.

1993: On a visit to Long Island, the Bruins win 5-2 over the New York Islanders.

1997: In St. Louis, the Bruins lose 4-2.

1998: An overtime 3-3 tie settles it between Boston and the Rangers.

1999: Once again playing the Rangers on Nov. 13, this time the Bruins get a decisive 5-2 win.

2001: The Bruins win 5-3 over the Canadiens.

2008: Once again meeting with the Habs, the Bruins put up a big 6-1 victory. Marco Sturm and Stephane Yelle score twice while Milan Lucic and Shawn Thornton also get goals. This extends Boston’s win streak to five and dashes a 12-game losing streak against the Canadiens specifically.

2010: The Bruins take a 2-0 shutout loss against Ottawa. When Mark Recchi gets in a fight with Chris Campoli–his first bout since 2004–he notches more than 1,000 career penalty minutes. Thus, he becomes the 30th player in NHL history to have a thousand points and a thousand penalty minutes. A fight is so unusual for Recchi that Jack Edwards initially doesn’t even believe it’s him:


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