Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Bruins Stories Ever Told

Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Bruins Stories Ever Told

by Kerry Keene
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Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Bruins Stories Ever Told by Kerry Keene


In this fascinating collection of Bruins tales, Kerry Keene brings readers behind the scenes and captures the stories that have defined the franchise throughout its storied history. From the team’s inception in 1924 up through their 2011 championship run, Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room has it all. This treasure trove of Bruins lore brings Boston’s best hockey players to life with stories about Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, Phil Esposito, Zdeno Chara, Tim Thomas, and other Bruins legends.

Learn what Bruins jersey number was retired twice, who started the tradition of painting stitches on hockey masks, how the 1977 Bruins team inspired author George Plimpton to write the book Open Net, and relive the greatest moments of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613215593
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Series: Tales from the Team
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,155,000
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Kerry Keene is a freelance writer and sports historian. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, Keene lives in Raynham, MA.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction xxiii

Charles F. Adams 1

John Adams 2

Weston Adams St. 2

Johnny Aiken 3

Garnet "Ace" Bailey 3

Shawn Bates 4

Bobby Bauer 5

Patrice Bergeron 6

P.O.W. Lt. John Berrio 7

Dick Bittner 7

John Blue 8

Leo Boivin 8

Marcel Bonin 9

Boston Arena 10

Boston Garden 10

Ray Bourque 17

Nick Boynton 22

Frankie Brimsek 22

Ross Brooks 24

Johnny Bucyk 25

Pat Burns 28

Lyndon Byers 29

Greg Campbell 29

Jim Carey 30

Wayne Carleton 31

Wayne Cashman 31

Channel 38-WSBK Boston 33

Zdeno Chara 34

Gerry Cheevers 35

Don Cherry 40

Christmas Night Brawls at the Garden 42

Dit Clapper 43

Roy Conacher 44

Billy Coutu 45

Bill Cowley 45

Jack Crawford 47

Fred Cusick 47

Byron Dafoe 47

Nick Damore 48

Cy Denneny 48

Gary Doak 49

Pat Egan 50

Phil Esposito 50

European Tour-1959 54

Fernie Flaman 55

Reggie Fleming 56

John "Frosty" Forristall 57

Norman "Hec" Fowler 57

Robbie Ftorek 58

Gallery Gods 60

Gallinger/Taylor Betting Scandal 60

Bert Gardiner 63

Jean-Guy Gendron 64

Hal Gill 64

Gold Pants of 1959 65

Ted Green 65

Bep Guidolin 67

Dougie Hamilton 69

Chris Hayes 69

John Henderson 69

Jim Henry 70

Jimmy Herbert 71

Lionel Hitchman 71

Ken Hodge Jr 72

"Flash" Hollett 73

Nathan Horron 73

Bronco Horvath 74

Matt Hunwick 75

Al Iafrate 75

Jaromir Jagr 76

Eddie Johnston 76

Stan Jonathan 77

Joe Junkin 78

Doug Keans 79

Gord Kluzak 79

Billy Knibbs 79

The "Kraut Line" 80

Orland Kurtenbach 81

Gus Kyle 82

Leo Labine 82

Al "Junior" Langlois 83

Guy Lapointe 83

The "Last Hurrah" 84

Jeff Lazaro 85

Steve Leach 86

Richie Leduc 86

Normand Leveille 87

Milan Lucie 88

Craig MacTavish 89

Silvio Mantha 89

Brad Marchand 90

Johnny McKenzie 90

Peter McNab 91

Rick Middleton 92

Mike Milbury 93

Doug Mohns 95

Cam Neely 95

New Hampshire Bruins 97

Chris Nilan 97

Jack Norris 98

Dennis O'Brien 98

Mike O'Connell 99

Fred O'Donnell 100

Sean O'Donnell 100

Billy O'Dwyer 100

Willie O'Ree 101

Terry O'Reilly 101

Bobby Orr 104

Oshawa/Niagara Falls Game 108

George Owen 109

Brad Park 110

Lynn Patrick 112

Johnny Peirson 113

Jim "Seaweed" Petrie 113

Jacques Plante 114

George Plimpton 114

Babe Pratt 115

Jean Pusie 116

Bill Quackenbush 116

Rene Rancourt 117

Jean Ratelle 118

Mark Recchi 119

Dave Reece 120

Reunion of 1970 Stanley Cup Team 120

Bobby Ring 121

Brian Rolston 122

Art Ross 122

Derek Sanderson 124

Marc Savard 129

Terry Sawchuk 129

Bobby Schmautz 131

Milt Schmidt 131

Tyler Seguin 133

Eddie Shack 134

Sean Shanahan 135

The "Shave" 135

Steve Shields 136

Eddie Shore 136

Harry Sinden 141

Dallas Smith 143

Jim Stewart 143

Bob Sweeney 144

Tim Thomas 144

Joe Thornton 146

Jerry Toppazzini 146

Carol Vadnais 147

Joe Watson 148

John Wensink 148

Eddie Westfall 149

Ross "Lefty" Wilson 150

Hal Winkler 150

Bibliography 153

Photo Credits 155

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