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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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Maple Leafs Tie Series Against Bruins With Game 2 Win

Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs got a crucial win on the road at TD Garden to even their series with the Boston Bruins 1-1. The Maple Leafs won 3-2, bouncing back from a 1-0 and 2-1 deficit in the contest. Matthews had himself an incredible game, scoring points on all three Toronto goals and scoring the game-winner on a breakaway about midway through the third period. He now has a goal and two assists for three points in the postseason, tying him for second place among all players in the NHL in the playoffs. Linus Ullmark started in…

Projected Lineups for the Maple Leafs vs Bruins – Game 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Boston Bruins at TD Garden tonight for Game 1 of their first-round series. Here are the projected/expected lineups, sourced from NHL.com staff writers, independent correspondents and others. Related: 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Hub (3A) MAPLE LEAFS at (2A) BRUINS Eastern Conference First Round, Game 2 Boston leads best-of-7 series 1-0 7 p.m. ET; ESPN, NESN, SN, TVAS, CBC Maple Leafs projected lineup Tyler Bertuzzi — Auston Matthews — Max Domi Matthew Knies — John Tavares — Mitch Marner Nicholas Robertson — Pontus Holmberg — Calle Jarnkrok Connor Dewar — David Kampf — Ryan Reaves Morgan…

Maple Leafs Adjust Strategy Without Nylander

In their post-game analysis following a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe and the team faced the harsh realities of playoff hockey without key player William Nylander. Nylander was sidelined due to an undisclosed injury. He was pivotal in Toronto’s offensive strategy, contributing 40 goals and 98 points during the regular season. His absence left a noticeable void in the lineup, which was felt across various facets of their game. Sheldon Keefe’s Perspective on Missing Nylander Keefe acknowledged the impact of Nylander’s absence but quickly pointed out that it wasn’t…

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2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket

Follow every game of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs with insightful opinions, highlights, and breaking news. Whether your favorite team is battling for the most coveted trophy in professional sports, or you are a fan looking to cheer on former players chasing their dream in another jersey, this is the…


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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.