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Put the Boston Bruins in the Orr Division

Bobby Orr (right, with Bobby Clarke) would be an excellent name for Division C. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

  It’s official now and there’s no turning back–not for three seasons, anyway–as the NHL Board of Governors has approved realignment. The Boston Bruins are set to move into a division with the Montreal Canadiens (at least some rivalries are […]

Bobby Orr New Book Should Be A Rush For Readers

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    Somewhat lost in the media brouhaha over the unwarranted NHL lockout and the Toronto Maples Leafs front office bungling of the canning of GM Brian Burke is an upcoming memoir by Hall of Fame Defenseman Bobby Orr.  The […]

Big Moments from Ray Bourque

A signed 1979 photo of Ray Bourque in game action. Photo by Dave Stanley via Wikimedia Commons.

On this day in the year 1960, Raymond Jean Bourque (or just Ray Bourque) was born in Saint-Laurent, Quebec. After a move to Montreal and a stellar junior career in which he was named the QMJHL’s best defenseman in 1978 […]

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Milan Lucic Says Break Up With Your Bank

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Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins is mostly sticking around Boston during the NHL lockout. He recently traveled to New York City for CBA negotiation meetings, but appears to have left before the big snowstorm arrived and started covering the […]

On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (October 23) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 38 6 pre-season games and 9 regular-season games (for a total of 15 games) of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST 2010 Erik Johnson (Colorado Avalanche) scored 50 seconds into overtime to break a scoreless tie […]

Today in Boston Bruins History: October 6

Along with the Stanley Cup banner came...a $7,000 tax bill on the championship ring?! Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

Boston Bruins history for October 6: 1988: The Bruins open the 1988-89 season, after getting all the way to the Stanley Cup Final a few months prior, with a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. 1983: In the inaugural […]

Wayne Gretzky: The NHL Season Will be Saved

Wayne Gretzky, seen with Mark Messier at Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, feels optimistic about the NHL season. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

NHL fans feeling steadily more despondent by the tone of lockout negotiation news, take heart: The Great One feels the season can be saved. Wayne Gretzky was at a financial planning workshop in Toronto on Oct. 1 and the talk […]

Today in Boston Bruins History: August 4

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Boston Bruins history for August 4: 1946: Wayne Carlton (full name Kenneth Wayne Carlton) is born in Sudbury, Ontario. During his junior career, he played for the Toronto Marlboros and was part of the 1964 Memorial Cup champion team. He […]

Today in Boston Bruins History: July 6

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1943: Joe Watson (full name Joseph John Watson) is born in Smithers, British Columbia. Watson began his playing career with a variety of junior teams named Bruins–Estevan Bruins and Minneapolis Bruins–which may have been a bit of foreshadowing for when […]

Two Boston Bruins Seek Hardware at the NHL Awards

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Ahead of tonight’s NHL Awards (7 p.m., NBC Sports Network), the two Boston Bruins looking for trophies in Las Vegas have continued to emphasize that these awards would merely be part and parcel of a job well done by the […]