Ray Bourque

Ray Bourque Was Jazzed About Five-Point Showing From Matt Grzelcyk

Matt Grzelcyk put up five points Monday night as the Boston Bruins handed the Washington Capitals a beatdown at Capital One Arena. The last time a B’s defenseman had that kind of offensive showing, Grzelcyk was still a few days away from being born. It was a stellar showing...
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Sports Illustrated

Ray Bourque on his Iconic Stanley Cup Lift – 20 Years Later

June 9, 2021 will mark 20 years since the most iconic Stanley Cup handoff in NHL history. Legendary defenseman Ray Bourque, having completed the final game of his career at 40 years old, accepted the trophy from Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic and ended a 22-year wait. In 2020, Bourque...

Ray Bourque Marvels At Bruins Star Charlie McAvoy: ‘He’s Got It All’

Few people on this planet know what it takes to be an elite-level defenseman better than Ray Bourque. And he sees an elite-level defenseman in Charlie McAvoy. The Boston Bruins blueliner has been a budding star pretty much since he broke into the NHL during the 2017 postseason. He’s since established himself as a true top-pairing guy, one who likely will be in the Norris Trophy conversation for years to come.
Boston Globe

Ray Bourque discussed Charlie McAvoy’s ‘unlimited’ potential

In trying to assess the quality and potential of Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy, there are few more qualified to speak on the subject than Ray Bourque. The Hall of Fame defenseman played in Boston for 21 seasons, notching an incredible 18 All-Star Game appearances in that time. So as a...

Tom Brady is ‘going to be welcomed with open arms’ when he plays the Patriots, says Ray Bourque

Tom Brady isn’t the first iconic Boston athlete to leave the city late in his career and win a championship elsewhere. After two decades with the Bruins, Ray Bourque was traded to the Colorado Avalanche, where won a Stanley Cup at 40 years old. Of course the circumstances were different — Bourque didn’t win a Cup in Boston, Brady won six Super Bowls — but the legendary defenseman thinks the homecoming will be the same.

Ray Bourque doesn’t buy the idea that an enforcer would deter Tom Wilson

In the wake of Tom Wilson’s hit to Brandon Carlo’s head on Friday, which sent Carlo to the hospital and earned Wilson a seven-game suspension, one talking point that has surfaced is whether having an old-school enforcer on the Bruins would deter someone like Wilson from playing that way. There...