What we learned: Bruins have a Mile High collapse

The second point got away from the Boston Bruins. They had the Colorado Avalanche right where they wanted them, with a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes of play. They had their skating legs going for the first 40 minutes despite allowing the first goal for the fifth straight game on Kurtis MacDermid’s first goal of the season 11:25 into Wednesday’s contest.
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Two Bruins ruled out prior to hosting Winnipeg, including leading scorer

Getting back into the win column Thursday came at a cost for the Boston Bruins, a price the team will pay for at least their next game. Both Brad Marchand and Anton Blidh, who were injured on separate hits from Washington Capitals players in Thursday's 4-3 win at TD Garden, won't be in the lineup when the team returns to the ice Saturday to host the Winnipeg Jets, coach Bruce Cassidy announced.
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Boston Bruins Brad Marchand Out At Least One Game With An Upper Body Injury

Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been ruled out of Saturday’s matchup against the Winnipeg Jets. The Brad Marchand injury happened after the player took a controversial hit from Washington Capitals‘ forward Garnet Hathaway during their matchup on Thursday. The Brad Marchand Injury Shorthands Boston Against The Jets.
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Bruins retire Willie O'Ree's No. 22: 'Thrilled and overwhelmed' as NHL community, city of Boston light up for pioneer

Willie O'Ree made history in Boston once again on Tuesday night. Before the puck dropped between the Bruins and Hurricanes, Boston celebrated the first black player to play in an NHL game. O'Ree's No. 22, was retired into the rafters of TD Garden exactly 64 years after he suited up in his first game with the Bruins to face the Canadiens.
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WATCH: Bruins' jersey retirement ceremony for Willie O'Ree

Willie O'Ree's No. 22 officially will live on forever in Boston Bruins lore. Before Tuesday night's game at TD Garden, O'Ree became the 12th player to have his number retired by the franchise. The ceremony took place exactly 64 years after he became the NHL’s first Black player on Jan. 18, 1958.

Bruins retire Willie O’Ree’s jersey number 22

On Jan. 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree made history as the NHL’s first Black player, donning number 22 for the Boston Bruins. Now no other Bruins player will wear number 22 again, as the team retired Willie O’Ree’s jersey on Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2022). Bruins retire Willie...
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Get to know Tuukka Rask: Stats, contract and more

Tuukka Mikael Rask was selected in the first round (21st overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2005 NHL Draft. The Boston Bruins acquired him in a 2006 trade with the Leafs in exchange for goalie Andrew Raycroft. Rask made his B's debut during the 2007-08 season and was...

Devils in the Details - 1/19/22: No. 22 Edition

A pretty major change to the league’s COVID-19 protocols:. “The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics.” [Associated Press] [The Athletic ($)]

Storm Advisory 1/19/22: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Quick Whistles: Andrei Svechnikov back on track, Hurricanes’ best defensive pairings, and John Klingberg?. The Canes had some fun with a little drama between Vincent Trocheck and Brad Marchand. Some context on that:. The NHL updated its COVID protocols:. On Jack LaFontaine’s journey to the NHL. [The Athletic$]

“My Heart And My Mind Were Set On Making It To The NHL” | Willie O’Ree, First Black Player To Play In NHL Game, Honored By Boston Bruins Retiring His Number

Willie O’Ree, the first Black player to play in an NHL game, had his number 22 retired by the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, Jan. 18. His name and number was hoisted to the rafters of TD Garden, 64 years to the day he became the first Black NHL player when he debuted with Boston against the Montreal Canadiens at the Montreal Forum in 1958.

Boston Bruins retire Willie O'Ree’s No. 22

Sixty-four years to the day. This is how long it’s been since Willie O’Ree skated onto the ice at the Montreal Forum as a member of the Boston Bruins to break the NHL’s color barrier by becoming the first Black player in league history. Sixty-four years to...