Bruins History

This date in National Hockey League has been good for those brave enough to step in between the pipes and behind the bench. It has also given us some great moments from numerous Hall of Famers and one giant All-Star Game hero. Let’s enter our THW time machine and take a look back at all
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The numbers 200 and 400 showed up numerous times on this date through National Hockey League history. In addition, there were a handful of events and feats to happen for the first time and some memorable All-Star Game moments. It is time for a daily look back in time at all the big stories from
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One of the greatest goal scorers in National Hockey League history had two big achievements on this date. He was far from the only Hockey Hall of Fame member to have a memorable night, and a trio of All-Star Games were played. Let’s take our daily trip back through time and relive the most significant
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Dec. 22 is jam-packed with some of the biggest names and greatest players in National Hockey League history. Numerous members of the Hockey Hall of Fame had big moments and reached some significant milestones on this date. So, let’s start our daily journey through the decades and revisit all the memories. Jagr Passes Messier Jaromir
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Dec. 21 has been a very eventful date in National Hockey League history. Two NHL records were broken, memories were made in Los Angeles, 250 was a magic number, and one of the greatest goaltenders in league history performed well. It’s time for our look at today in hockey history. New All-Time Highs Bobby Orr
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This date in National Hockey League history has been a somber one for fans in Montreal as they lost one of the biggest legends, and a great goaltender played his final game for them. Also, plenty of netminders had memorable performances, a handful of franchise records were set or tied, and milestones were reached on
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If it weren’t for one of the events on Nov. 26, there wouldn’t even be a National Hockey League to write a daily history column about. In addition to this, some of the greatest players to ever strap on a pair of skates made headlines on this date. Some hit personal milestones, some began incredible
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This is a pretty important date for Boston in National Hockey League history. Nov. 20 has also been rather kind to players and fans in Toronto and Philadelphia, as well. Two legendary goaltenders got their numbers retired in the same ceremony, and one of the legends in Detroit accomplished something only one other player had
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Nov. 8 has been a very eventful date in National Hockey League history. Arguably the greatest defenseman ever retired, while a legend scored his first goal and became the league’s all-time leader a decade apart. In addition, a new franchise was awarded, a whole slew of hat tricks was scored, and plenty of franchise and
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When thinking about former NHL defender and future Hall of Famer Zdeno Chara, one word should come to mind. That word, as you might have guessed, is big. Whether it’s his big stature, his contributions to the team, or his contributions to the city he played hockey in, everything about Chara screams “big.” It’s for
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If you like legendary names, then Oct. 19 is the date for you. Some of the greatest players to ever strap on a pair of skates in a National Hockey League game had big moments on this date. There were league debuts, first goals, assists, and wins among today’s memories. So, let’s step inside the
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Throughout the 96-year history of the Boston Bruins franchise, there have been 11 different instances of a player reaching the 50-goal mark. Those 11 instances of 50-plus goals are made up of five different players who will forever live in Bruins’ history as legends. Interestingly enough, the 11 different 50-plus goals seasons all came within
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There have been some unique moments in NHL history that have occurred on this date. In California, two heated rivals closed out an old barn with a crazy preseason game while another franchise made its league debut. Plus, an all-time great was born in Quebec and three long-time NHLers hung up their skates. Feisty Finale
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The final Canada Cup match ever played occurred on this date. Plus, the greatest player in National Hockey League history reported in his first-ever professional and NHL training camps exactly one year apart. The THW time machine has its engines warm and is ready to take back through the decade. Let’s climb aboard! Final Canada
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This date has been very important for Hall of Fame defensemen. One of the best of his generation learned he was switching teams and perhaps the greatest of all time signed his first professional contract. The THW time machine is waiting to take us back through the years and relive all the best memories from
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Eighteen years ago, Boston Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft took the National Hockey League by storm. Boston’s fifth-round pick in 1998 had spent the previous three seasons bouncing back and forth on Interstate 95 between Boston and Providence. In fact, a majority of Raycroft’s early professional career in the AHL, playing in 121 games on the Bruins’
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