Bruins History

The calendar flips over from April to May, which usually means more Stanley Cup playoff moments in the National Hockey League. Some of the “Original Six” franchises celebrated big moments on this date, including one astonishing stat. The THW time machine is gassed up and ready to take on our daily journey through the decades
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Bruce Cassidy was hired as an assistant coach to then-Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien in the spring of 2016 after spending five years as head coach of the Bruins’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Providence Bruins. When Boston was in danger of missing the playoffs in 2017, the Bruins fired Julien and named Cassidy the
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Boston versus Montreal is one of the greatest rivalries in all of professional sports and both cities had big moments on this date in National Hockey League history. Also, we saw a lot of goals scored in a very short period of time and a handful of goaltenders had memorable nights. It’s time for our
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Boston and Chicago are two of the charter U.S cities in the National Hockey League and both of them had plenty of big moments on this date. Plus, the 1980s provided us with some rad performances and milestones. It’s time for our daily trip back through the years and relive all the best Feb. 12
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The theme of Feb. 13 throughout National Hockey League history has been bypassing the glory and helping your teammates find the back of the net. In addition to a ton of assists being dished out, there were some memorable one-on-one battles between shooter and goaltender. The THW time machine is fired up for our daily
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Jan. 18 is a very important date in National Hockey League history as it was when the color barrier was broken. Also, a trio of major milestones was hit in Detroit and memories were made on Long Island. There were some big moments between the pipes and at the All-Star Game well. Let’s jump on
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Jan. 4 has been quite the busy day in National Hockey League history. The greatest player of them all had four huge nights for three different teams. Some of his fellow members of the Hockey Hall of Fame joined him in having big-time performances. It is time for a daily trip through time as we
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When talking about all-time greats in hockey, there are a few names that come to mind. Wayne Gretzky. Bobby Orr. Mario Lemieux. Among those greats, one defenseman had arguably the best career an NHL defender has ever had. He collected records, trophies, and ultimately ended up as one player the entire hockey world was cheering
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Dec. 15 was a very important date in National Hockey History as two legendary arenas hosted their first games while another old barn saw the last game within its walls. Also, five was the magic number on this date as numerous franchises had players accomplish various feats for the first time ever. Let’s take our
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The greatest player to ever strap on a pair of ice skates had plenty of memories on this date in National Hockey League history. He was far from the only Hockey Hall of Famer to hit a personal milestone. Also, today was a busy day on Broadway and in D.C. Let’s take our daily trip
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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, there were plenty of netminders who had memorable performances, a handful of franchise records were set or tied and milestones
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This was a very important date in Montreal as their greatest captain played his first game with the “C” on his sweater. There were numerous Hall of Famers who had big performances on this date in National Hockey League history, including one in Boston who had four memorable nights. Beliveau Wears the “C” Perhaps the
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The two top players of their generation both had multiple big nights on this date in National Hockey League history. The Windy City saw plenty of big moments plus one of its greatest goaltenders had two big days before and after he played there. In addition, there were some rarities to occur, both on the
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This date in 2005 saw a major trade that forever changed two franchises. Also, one of the greatest players in National League Hockey history hit a significant milestone. In addition, Nov. 30 was a very busy date on Long Island and for some of the biggest names in the game A Huge Date in 2005
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You’ve probably heard of Bobby Orr. Widely considered the best defenseman to ever play the game, and even considered by some the best player ever, the legendary No. 4 took his first strides in the NHL during the 1966-67 season — but, it was during Orr’s prime that he dominated the league. From the 1969-70 season
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Nov. 16 has seen quite a few memorable moments in National Hockey League history, including an “Original 6” franchise taking the ice for the first time. This was also a big date for a Hall of Fame goaltender and for defensemen finding the scoresheet. Rangers Win NHL Debut This is a very important date in
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One of the biggest trades in National Hockey History went down on this date as two heated rivals swapped star players. Also, Nov. 7 has seen some of the best players to ever skate in Detroit have big moments and multiple defensemen have big nights on the scoresheet. Esposito Opens on Broadway The Boston Bruins
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