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THE HISTORY GREATEST BRUINS OF ALL TIME
DAVID SABINO
June 17, 2011
OVER THEIR NEARLY NINE DECADES IN THE NHL, THE BRUINS HAVE PRODUCED A MOST MEMORABLE RUN OF HALL OF FAMERS
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June 17, 2011

The History Greatest Bruins Of All Time

OVER THEIR NEARLY NINE DECADES IN THE NHL, THE BRUINS HAVE PRODUCED A MOST MEMORABLE RUN OF HALL OF FAMERS

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BOSTON'S FINEST

FROM EDDIE SHORE TO RAYMOND BOURQUE, SOME OF THE NHL'S GREATEST PLAYERS HAVE WORN THE BLACK AND GOLD

FIRST TEAM

CAM NEELY RIGHT WING, 1986--87 TO 1995--96

The archetypical power forward scored 50 or more goals three times and, despite missing most of two seasons, ranks as the fifth-highest goal scorer in Bruins history, with 344. He is second in goals per game, at 0.66.

PHIL ESPOSITO CENTER, 1967--68 TO 1975--76

The first player to score 100 points in a season, Espo obliterated Stan Mikita's single-season mark of 97 with 126 in '68--69. He surpassed 100 points six times and led the NHL in goal scoring six times as a Bruin.

JOHNNY BUCYK LEFT WING, 1957--58 TO 1977--78

Acquired from Detroit for Terry Sawchuk, he played a team-record 21 seasons for Boston, reeling off a streak of 418 straight games played along the way and retiring as the franchise's leader with 545 goals.

BOBBY ORR DEFENSEMAN, 1966--67 TO '75--76

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