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The Boston Bruins are the oldest US-based club in the National Hockey League, joining in 1924. They’ve won six Stanley Cups, tying them for fourth-most, and are one of the Original Six NHL clubs. Founded by Vermont grocer tycoon, Charles Francis Adams, former player and Montreal sports store manager Art Ross was the team’s first general manager. They played their first game on Dec. 1, 1924, defeating the new Montreal Maroons 2-1 at Boston Arena. Their last Stanley Cup championship occurred in 2011.

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Projected Lineups for the Bruins vs Capitals – 4/15/24

The Washington Capitals (87 points) are clinging to the final wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference and welcome the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins (109 points) at Capital One Arena on Monday night. Here are the projected/expected lineups sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents, and others. BRUINS (47-18-15) at CAPITALS (38-31-11) 7 p.m. ET; MNMT, NHLN, NESN Bruins projected lineup Danton Heinen — Pavel Zacha — David Pastrnak Brad Marchand — Charlie Coyle — Jake DeBrusk Jakub Lauko — Morgan Geekie — Trent Frederic Pat Maroon — Jesper Boqvist — John Beecher Hampus Lindholm — Charlie McAvoy Parker Wotherspoon — Brandon Carlo Kevin…

Today in Hockey History: April 15

If you are a fan of hockey in Motown, then this is a very good date for you. One of the NHL’s most unique traditions began 69 years ago. One of the greatest regular seasons came to an end and plenty of Stanley Cup Playoff history was made. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to see all the best April 15 has given us over the years. A Busy Date for the Detroit Red Wings On April 15, 1937, the Red Wings became the first U.S.-based NHL team to win the Stanley Cup in back-to-back seasons. Goaltender Earl…

Boston Bruins 50-Goal Scorers

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 a span of 24 years between 1970 and 1994 without any player in Bruins’ history reaching the 50-goal mark prior to the 1970-71 season or since the 1993-94 season. Phil Esposito 5-Time Member of the Bruins’ 50-Goal Club Scored 76 goals during the 1970-71 seasonScored…

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Projected Lineups for the Bruins vs. Penguins 4/13/24

The Pittsburgh Penguins (86 points) continue their quest to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs by hosting the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins (107 points) at PPG Paints Arena for a marquee Saturday night contest. Here are the projected/expected lineups sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents, and others. BRUINS (46-18-15) at PENGUINS (37-30-12)…

Projected Lineups for the Panthers vs. Bruins – 4/6/24

The Florida Panthers take on the Boston Bruins at TD Garden this afternoon. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents, and others. PANTHERS (48-24-5) at BRUINS (45-17-15) 3:30 p.m. ET; ABC, ESPN+, SN, TVAS Panthers projected lineup Vladimir Tarasenko — Aleksander Barkov — Sam Reinhart Nick Cousins —…

Today in Hockey History: April 6

April 6 has had its fair share of historical moments throughout the decades. One of the National Hockey League’s biggest legends scored his final goal in his last regular-season game. Another legend finished the greatest season in the history of the game. The Hockey Hall of Fame is full of…

 

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Bruins FAQ

What year were the Boston Bruins founded?

The Boston Bruins were founded in 1924, by Charles Francis Adams.

When did the Boston Bruins play their first game?

They played their first game on Dec. 1, 1924, defeating the new Montreal Maroons 2-1 at Boston Arena.

Who is the current head coach of the Boston Bruins?

Jim Montgomery is the current head coach for the Boston Bruins.