Boston Bruins: Greatest Moments and Players

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Written by hockey's most authoritative author, this is the definitive collection of Boston Bruins history. In his newly revised edition of Boston Bruins: Greatest Moments and Players, “hockey maven” Stan Fischler examines the storied history of the Boston Bruins from their first game in 1924 to their epic Stanley Cup victory in 2011. Beyond the stats and facts, this veteran sportswriter brings fans off the ice and into the locker room to share a treasure trove of stories and anecdotes from this legendary ...

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Overview

Written by hockey's most authoritative author, this is the definitive collection of Boston Bruins history. In his newly revised edition of Boston Bruins: Greatest Moments and Players, “hockey maven” Stan Fischler examines the storied history of the Boston Bruins from their first game in 1924 to their epic Stanley Cup victory in 2011. Beyond the stats and facts, this veteran sportswriter brings fans off the ice and into the locker room to share a treasure trove of stories and anecdotes from this legendary franchise. Within these pages, Bruins fans will read about all of Boston hockey's most famous names—Phil Esposito, Bobby Orr, Eddie Shore, Milt Schmidt, John Bucyk, and many more.

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Midwest Book Review
...a wonderfully written survey providing unique insights into one of professional hockey's most legendary franchises.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613211991
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 634,931
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Stan Fischler is a legend of sports broadcasting. He began his career as a publicist for the New York Rangers in 1954 and has been covering hockey in the over half a century since. The winner of five Emmy Awards, Fischler has worked in every medium from print to TV to Twitter. This “Hockey Maven” currently serves as the resident hockey expert for MSG and MSG Plus. He can be seen every week on MSG Hockey Night Live. He lives in New York City.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Foreword vii

50 Greatest Bruins 1

The Best, Worst, and Most Unusual in Boston Hockey 301

A Chronology of 60 Momentous Events in Bruins History 306

Oral History: Ed Sandford and Myles J. Lane 310

The Greatest Bruins Team of All Time 319

The Great Debate: Brad Park vs. Bobby Orr 327

The Best Front-Office Characters 333

A Day in the Life of Ray Bourque 342

How Boston Won the 2011 Stanley Cup 344

The2010 Winter Classic 349

Greatest Bruins Career Statistics by Player 351

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