This treasure trove of Bruins lore brings Boston’s best hockey players to life with stories about Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, Phil Esposito, Cam Neely, Tim Thomas, Patrice Bergeron, and other Bruins legends.
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 to their 2011 championship run and beyond, Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room has it all. The Table of Contents includes:
Preface: The Long Awaited Reunion with Lord Stanley’s Cup
Garnet “Ace” Bailey
Channel 38—WSBK Boston
Christmas Night Brawls at the Garden
Gallinger/Taylor Betting Scandal
Gold Pants of 1959
The “Kraut Line”
Al “Junior” Langlois
The “Last Hurrah”
And much more!
Learn what Bruins jersey number was retired twice, who started the tradition of painting stitches on hockey masks, and 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.