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Boston Bruins - Notable Historical Events

Bobby OrrOct 19, 1966

Jari KurriMay 18, 1990

Joe ThorntonNov 30, 2005

Cam NeelyJun 16, 2010

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Boston Bruins - Historical Events
Date Event
1924-11-01

1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded

1927-04-13

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties

1928-11-20

Boston Gardens opens, Mont Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0

1929-03-29

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep NY Rangers in 2 games

1929-12-03

Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak

1930-01-09

Boston Bruins wins then NHL record 14th straight game

1930-01-12

NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game

1930-03-18

Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game

1930-04-03

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 2 games

1939-04-16

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1

1941-02-25

Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)

1941-04-12

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1943-04-08

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1946-04-09

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1953-04-16

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1957-04-16

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1958-01-18

1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)

1958-04-20

Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup

1966-10-19

Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins against the Detroit Red Wings

1969-03-16

Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

1970-05-10

Bobby Orr scores one of the most famous goals in hockey history, an overtime goal that gives the Boston Bruins its first Stanley Cup since 1941

1971-02-23

Boston Bruins begin 13 NHL game win streak

1971-03-20

Boston Bruins win 13th straight NHL game

1971-08-26

Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history

1972-05-11

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 2

1974-05-19

Stanley Cup: Phila Flyers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2

1975-07-18

Jury can't decide on trial of Dave Forbes of Boston Bruins (1st athlete indicted for excessive violence during play)

1975-11-28

Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins

1977-05-14

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1978-05-25

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2

1979-01-09

Bobby Orr's #4 jersey is retired by the Boston Bruins

1988-05-26

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1990-05-15

Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period

1990-05-18

Jari Kurri sets a record for scoring in a Stanley Cup Finals game, registering three goals and two assists vs the Boston Bruins

1990-05-24

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1991-09-27

1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)

1995-10-07

Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4

2005-11-30

The Boston Bruins trade captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks

2010-06-16

Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

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Boston Bruins - Notable Birthdays

Bobby OrrMar 20, 1948

Cam NeelyJun 6, 1965

Boston Bruins - Birthdays
Date Event
1907-02-09

Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)

1927-01-25

Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Dysart, SK, CAN, Hall of Fame NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), (d. 2012)

1940-10-03

Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)

1948-03-20

Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)

1948-07-06

Brad Park, Scarborough Ontario, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)

1951-03-27

Bobby Lalonde, NHLer (Boston Bruins)

1965-06-06

Cam Neely, Comox British Columbia, NHL forward (Boston Bruins)

1969-02-28

Shawn McEachern, Waltham MA, NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Senators)

1988-06-07

Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)


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