Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What 2 players did the Bruins end up getting with draft picks for Glen Wesley?||Boston Bruins
Samsonov and McLaren. Kyle McLaren (1995), Johnathan Aitken (1996), and Sergei Samsonov (1997).
|In what game of the 1988 finals (while playing the Oilers) did the lights of the Garden go out?||Boston Bruins
4. The game was suspended, then resumed in Edmonton two days later.
|What was the most recent year the Bruins won the President's Trophy?||Boston Bruins
|Who was responsible for the original injury that leaded to the end of Neely's career?||Boston Bruins
Rick Middleton . good ole' nifty
|What Bruins player of the early 90's grew up in Lexington, MA?||Boston Bruins
Steve Leach. He went to Matignon Highschool - my rival in hockey, I went to AC.
|In game 5 of the Montreal series in 1988, Cam Neely had two goals, and so did someone else. Who was it?||Boston Bruins
|What player won a game against the Buffalo Sabres with a slapshot that just missed the chin of a Sabre on his knees?||Boston Bruins
Brad Park. And they won the game.
|What player ripped off a fan's shoe and beat him with it in a brawl with fans in New York?||Boston Bruins
Mike Milbury. What a great fight - old time hockey. The match was on December 23, 1979. The end of the Bruins-Rangers game featured a brawl and, as the fighting subsided, a fan reached over the glass behind Boston's bench to steal Stan Jonathan's stick. When the fan resisted Jonathan's attempt to reclaim his stick, O'Reilly led the charge into the seats. Milbury, though, stole the show by clobbering one of the fans over the head with the fan's shoe.
Mike Knuble and P.J. Axelsson. Despite missing about 15 games, Axelsson managed to score the most goals in a season of his career and Mike Knuble performed very well in replacing Samsonov on the top line.
Atlanta Thrashers. Even though Dafoe got signed by the Thrashers, he didnt get all that much playing time because of all the groin injuries he suffered.
f. He actually finished third behind Peter Forsberg and Markus Naslund.
|Who scored two goals in the first 28 seconds of a game against the Florida Panthers?||Boston Bruins 2002-03
Mike Knuble. This feat reached by Mike Knuble was the NHL record for the two fastest goals in NHL history.
|What two defensemen did the Bruins receive in a trade on the day of the trade deadline?||Boston Bruins 2002-03
Ian Moran and Dan McGillis. Actually, Moran and McGillis both were former Hockey East players: Moran being a Boston College Eagle, and McGillis Being a Northeastern Huskie.
|Which Bruin's player was not tried on the top line with Joe Thornton and Glen Murray?||Boston Bruins 2002-03
Brian Rolston. When Sergei Samsonov went down with the wrist injury, Robbie Ftorek wisely chose to go with Mike Knuble who filled in brilliantly with his best season of his career. When the team was struggling a little bit, Ftorek tried a number of players including P.J. Axelsson and Martin Lapointe.
Robbie Ftorek . Robbie Ftorek was fired with nine games remaining in the regular season, which was very similar to when he was fired from the New Jersey Devils.
Mike Knuble. Finally, the 7th Player Award went to the player who deserved it. The award goes to the player who performed above and beyond all expectations, and Bill Guerin won it the previous two years.
5. The Bruins used John Grahame, Steve Shields, Jeff Hackett, Tim Thomas, and Andrew Raycroft. Grahame was eventually traded away for a fourth round pick.
Joe Thornton. This was the first time a Bruins player reached the 100-point mark since Adam Oates did it in 1992. Joe Thornton had 101 points.
Canada. Many Canadian players on the Bruins including Joe Thornton, Andrew Raycroft, Patrice Bergeron, and more.
700 pound line. The 700 pound line was named by Canadiens coach Claude Julien after a dominant game by the line.
2nd place, 104 points. The season came down to the final day. As they beat the Devils and Toronto beat Ottawa, this enabled the Bruins to swipe 2nd place away from Ottawa.
Upper Body Injury. It was deemed an "upper body injury" by coach Mike Sullivan. It was suffered on the third to last game vs the Capitals at the hands of Todd Rohloff.
Sergei Gonchar & Michael Nylander. The Bruins acquired both Gonchar and Nylander for picks and Shaone Morrison. Dan McGillis and Ian Moran were acquired in the 2003 season. Jillson and Morrison were both traded in 2004. Morrison was involved in the Gonchar trade and Jillson in the 3-way trade with thre Bruins, Sharks, and Sabres. McLaren was traded in 2003 for Hackett.
Mike Knuble. Mike Knuble scored 2 goals, 27 seconds into a game vs the Florida Panthers.
True. Andy Hilbert only played 14 games due to a sprained wrist. In those 14 games, Andy Hilbert two goals and nine penalty minutes.
Doug Doull. Doug Doull had 132 penalty minutes which included a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, where he had 34 penalty minutes.
3. Andrew Raycroft had a 29-18-9 record with a 2.05 goals against average. Andrew Raycroft also had a .926 save percentage.
Sergei Samsonov. Sergei Samsonov had 14 power play assists but only one power play goal. Sergei Samsonov also led the team in game-winning goals with five.
Tom Fitzgerald. Tom Fitzgerald had previously played for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Fitzgerald was signed late in the season to a two-year contract, and he only managed to play a few games for the Bruins.