Today in Boston Bruins History: November 19

By Emma Harger
Andrew Ference celebrates a goal against the New York Islanders. Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE


Boston Bruins history for November 19:

1927: The Bruins put up a 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings.

1929: By winning 3-2 against the New York Rangers, the Bruins have a three-game win streak going for the season so far.

1931: This time against the Rangers, the Bruins lose 2-1.

1935: The Bruins get a 1-0 shutout win over the old New York Americans.

1940: The Red Wings and Bruins tie at four apiece.

1944: Playing Detroit once more, the Bruins lose 4-3.

1947: Toronto comes to town for the first half of a home-and-home and the Bruins win 7-2.

1950: The Bruins win 3-1 over the Maple Leafs.

1952: Another game against Toronto, this time up in Canada, results in a 2-1 Boston win.

1953: In Detroit, the Bruins lose 3-2.

1955: The Maple Leafs and Bruins tie at one in the second part of a home-and-home series.

1958: In Chicago on a road trip, the Bruins lose by a 3-2 score.

1960: The Bruins snap a four-game losing streak by winning 6-4 over Detroit.

1961: Detroit, a rather common Nov. 19 foe by the looks of it, loses 6-2 to Boston.

1966: The Bruins and Rangers tie at three.

1967: The Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 6-2.

1972: Facing off against Toronto, the Bruins eke out a 6-5 win to keep their win streak going (they are now at three).

1975: Detroit is the foe, once again, and they tie 3-3 with the Bruins.

1976: The Bruins travel to the nation’s capital to play the Washington Capitals in the second part of a home-and-home and win 4-1.

1977: In Toronto for a very short road trip, the Bruins win 3-1.

1978: The Bruins beat the Blues 5-2.

1981: Against the old Hartford Whalers, the Bruins get a 6-1 victory.

1983: The Bruins and Rangers each score six goals, but that’s it, so they end it in a tie.

1986: In Buffalo, the Bruins and Sabres tie at four.

1990: The Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 5-2 in Toronto.

1991: The Bruins make the trip out to San Jose for the first time to take on the new Sharks. The visitors win 4-1.

1992: Against the New York Islanders, the Bruins win 5-2.

1996: In Washington, the Bruins and Capitals play to a 2-2 tie.

1997: In Ottawa to finish off a home-and-home series with the Senators, the Bruins win 4-2.

1998: The Bruins and Panthers tie it at five apiece.

2002: In Toronto, the Bruins are shut out for the first time in the 2002-03 season when they lose 2-0.

2003: In Atlanta, the Bruins lose 5-4 in overtime.

2005: The Bruins take a 3-2 loss to Buffalo. PJ Axelsson and Joe Thornton score for Boston, but a late third-period Sabres goal seals the deal.

2008: This time, the Bruins put up a big win over the Sabres. Zdeno Chara and Chuck Kobasew score two goals apiece, Marc Savard puts up a goal as well as three assists, David Krejci and Phil Kessel each score one and so Boston wins 7-4 over Buffalo. Their last five goals go unanswered. This game marks Savard’s 600th point and Patrice Bergeron‘s 200th when he has an assist.

2009: In Atlanta, the Bruins win 4-3 in a shootout. Michael Ryder scores twice, Marco Sturm puts up a goal and Bergeron scores the lone shootout tally. During the shootout, Tuukka Rask denies one of the Thrashers’ shooters, a guy who will eventually become his teammate, Rich Peverley.

2011: The big November 2011 win streak stays alive with a 6-0 Bruins victory over the Islanders. Chris Kelly scores twice. Bergeron, Chara, Nathan Horton and Andrew Ference each get a goal too. Ed Westfall, who also played with Boston in his career, enters the Islanders’ Hall of Fame before the game and then calls the second period of it on TV like he used to do from 1980 to 1996.

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