Top 50 Boston Bruins http://www.notinhalloffame.com Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:30:42 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 1. Bobby Orr http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6578-1-bobby-orr http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6578-1-bobby-orr 1. Bobby Orr
There have been a lot of great players who have worn the large “B” on there chest, many of whom can be called legends. But there is only one Bobby Orr.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:02:12 +0000
2. Eddie Shore http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6579-2-eddie-shore http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6579-2-eddie-shore 2. Eddie Shore
Eddie Shore was feared.  He was feared because he was tough as nails and could (and would) physically intimidate anybody.  He was also feared because he was talented and knew exactly what to do on the ice and what to do with the puck.  Shore was the first major star in Boston and this was the man that started the tradition of stellar blueliners in Beantown.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:10:34 +0000
3. Ray Bourque http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6580-3-ray-bourque http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6580-3-ray-bourque 3. Ray Bourque
This was really hard.  Ray Bourque was one of the best defenceman of his time, and it was a long time!  Bourque played the most games in Bruins history, has the most Points in Bruins history and leads the franchise in many more statistical categories.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:20:24 +0000
4. Phil Esposito http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6581-4-phil-esposito http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6581-4-phil-esposito 4. Phil Esposito
The Chicago Blackhawks had to regret trading away Phil Esposito, but it was in Boston where he developed his scoring touch.  Esposito would park himself in front of the net and would shatter the single season scoring record, becoming the first man to score 100 Points in a season.  He would hit that plateau six more times winning a total of scoring trophies and two Hart Trophies.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:56:00 +0000
5. Milt Schmidt http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6582-5-milt-schmidt http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6582-5-milt-schmidt 5. Milt Schmidt
The centre of the famed “Kraut Line”, Milt Schmidt was the centerpiece of the Bruins for years.  Schmidt may have been undersized even for his day, but pound for pound he was one of the best in the business and was lauded for his two way skill.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:02:17 +0000
6. Johnny Bucyk http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6585-6-johnny-bucyk http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6585-6-johnny-bucyk 6. Johnny Bucyk
While many Boston Bruins were known for their toughness, Johnny Bucyk was known for his class.  A two time winner of the Lady Byng Trophy, Bucyk is the second longest tenured Bruin, and is second all-time in scoring for the franchise.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 05:29:05 +0000
7. Dit Clapper http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6587-7-dit-clapper http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6587-7-dit-clapper 7. Dit Clapper
A charismatic and clean player, Dit Clapper holds the distinction of being the only player in the history of the NHL to be named a post season All Star at both forward and defence.  Clapper was a gentlemanly player, even though he was one of the largest of his day, and could have easily used his size to intimidate opponents.  Rather, he let his skill to the intimidating for him.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 05:32:44 +0000
8. Tiny Thompson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6588-8-tiny-thompson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6588-8-tiny-thompson 8. Tiny Thompson
Tiny Thompson was the first star between the pipes for the Boston Bruins and was the man who backstopped the organization to their first Stanley Cup.  Thompson was a four time Vezina Trophy winner and a four time post season All Star.  He would also lead the NHL in Goals Against Average four times.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 05:35:20 +0000
9. Bill Cowley http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6589-9-bill-cowley http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6589-9-bill-cowley 9. Bill Cowley
Bill Cowley has often been called the “Wayne Gretzky of his day” in reference to his abilities as a playmaker.  Cowley would lead the NHL in Assists three times and win the Hart Trophy twice.  More importantly, Cowley would hoist the Stanley Cup above his head twice.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 05:39:04 +0000
10. Frank Brimsek http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6590-10-frank-brimsek http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6590-10-frank-brimsek 10. Frank Brimsek
The legendary “Mr. Zero”, Frank Brimsek, would have an outstanding debut season in the NHL.  Brimsek would backstop the Bruins to a Stanley Cup win, while winning the first of two Vezina Trophies.  Brimsek would also win the Stanley Cup again, and is one of the few Goaltenders to lead the league in Point Shares multiple times.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:42:22 +0000
11. Cam Neely http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6598-11-cam-neely http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6598-11-cam-neely 11. Cam Neely
How often did the Vancouver Canucks regret the day they traded away Cam Neely?  The same amount of times that the Boston Bruins celebrated acquiring him.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 22 Jan 2016 01:25:52 +0000
12. Zdeno Chara http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6599-12-zdeno-chara http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6599-12-zdeno-chara 12. Zdeno Chara
Was the Stanley Cup ever held higher than when Zdeno Chara hoisted it in 2011?
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:29:25 +0000
13. Rick Middleton http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6600-13-rick-middleton http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6600-13-rick-middleton 13. Rick Middleton
In many ways, Rick Middleton was not your prototypical Boston Bruin, as he was known for his sportsmanlike conduct on the ice, however the Boston fans loved “Nifty” for his playmaking skills and scoring capability.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:32:08 +0000
14. Woody Dumart http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6601-14-woody-dumart http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6601-14-woody-dumart 14. Woody Dumart
Woody Dumart was the Left Winger for the Bruins famed “Kraut Line” and while he was not the scorer that Milt Schmidt was, he was a mistake free player who complimented his linemates very well.  Dumart was a three time Second Team All Star and a two time Stanley Cup Champion and amazingly over his 772 Game career, he only had 99 Penalty Minutes.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:36:31 +0000
15. Wayne Cashman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6602-15-wayne-cashman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6602-15-wayne-cashman 15. Wayne Cashman
A power forward before anyone called it that, Wayne Cashman lived in the corners and dug out the puck expertly to help drive the potent offense of the Boston Bruins.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:39:19 +0000
16. Patrice Bergeron http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6613-patrice-bergeron http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6613-patrice-bergeron 16. Patrice Bergeron
A member of the 2011 Stanley Cup Championship team, Patrice Bergeron emerged as one of the best two way players of his generation as shown by his four Frank J. Selke Trophies.  Bergeron is considered one of the classiest men on and off the ice and it is near impossible to imagine the Bruins winning the Cup in 2011 without him as a member of their roster.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:19:33 +0000
17. Brad Park http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6614-17-brad-park http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6614-17-brad-park 17. Brad Park
Brad Park was considered by many to be the second best defenceman of the 1970’s, and he arrived in Boston at the tail end of his prime.  Park was still able to secure another full season in Boston as a First Team All Star, and he would average 0.83 Points per Game as a Bruin, which was actually higher than it was than when he was with the New York Rangers.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:25:02 +0000
18. Gerry Cheevers http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6615-18-gerry-cheevers http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6615-18-gerry-cheevers 18. Gerry Cheevers
A clutch goaltender who played his best when the lights were at its brightest, Gerry Cheevers backstopped the Bruins to two Stanley Cup wins (1970 & 1972) and the Hall of Famer might have had more NHL accolades had the man with the famous stitched mask not taken his talents to the World Hockey Association for a few years.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:29:12 +0000
19. Ken Hodge http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6616-19-ken-hodge http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6616-19-ken-hodge 19. Ken Hodge
The Boston Bruins fans were not always enamored with Ken Hodge.  Actually, the Bruins coaches weren’t exactly either.  The main reason for that as at 6 foot 2 and well over 200 pounds, he was bigger than most players, but did not always use his physicality as he was far more comfortable with offensive skill side of the game.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:32:44 +0000
20. Fern Flaman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6617-20-fern-flaman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6617-20-fern-flaman 20. Fern Flaman
Gordie Howe called Fern Flaman the toughest defenceman he ever faced.  If that is true, that is about as good as an endorsement as anyone could ask for.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:58:35 +0000
21. Terry O'Reilly http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6631-21-terry-o-reilly http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6631-21-terry-o-reilly 21. Terry O'Reilly
While the man nicknamed “Taz” was not your most skilled player, he embodied Boston Bruin hockey better than almost anyone.  He was rough and tough (his 2,000 plus PIM tell you that) but he was just skilled enough to provide some solid offense and in a career spent entirely in Boston, he was good enough to score over 600 Points and make two All Star Games.  If this list was ONLY based on popularity, Terry O’Reilly could very well have been in the top five.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:16:21 +0000
22. Bobby Bauer http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6645-22-bobby-bauer http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6645-22-bobby-bauer 22. Bobby Bauer
Bobby Bauer’s career only spanned nine seasons (all with Boston), but the Right Wing of the famed “Kraut Line” was a Second Team All Star in four of them.  Bauer was a selfless player who knew how to set up his teammates brilliantly and he was also a player who rarely led aggression get the best of him as he was a three time Lady Byng recipient.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:16:11 +0000
23. Adam Oates http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6632-23-adam-oates http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6632-23-adam-oates 23. Adam Oates
Adam Oates was only with the Boston Bruins for five years, but while playing for the B’s, he was a bona fide scoring machine and would finish third in scoring twice.  Oates is third all-time in Points per Game for the Bruins and still holds the franchise record for Assists and Points for a season.  It is actually quire amazing how many teams had Oates throughout his Hall of Fame career.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:18:38 +0000
24. Dallas Smith http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6633-24-dallas-smith http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6633-24-dallas-smith 24. Dallas Smith
Trivia question; Who was the first player to lead the NHL in plus/minus when it became an official statistic? Answer: Dallas Smith.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:22:14 +0000
25. Cooney Weiland http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6634-25-cooney-weiland http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6634-25-cooney-weiland 25. Cooney Weiland
The first season that saw forward passing allowed in the National Hockey League was by far and away the best of Cooney Weiland’s career.  In that, his sophomore campaign in hockey, Weiland led the NHL in scoring with 43 Goals 73 Points and destroyed Howie Morenz’ record of 51.  That season he would also win his first Stanley Cup.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:25:03 +0000
26. Don Sweeney http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6666-26-don-sweeney http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6666-26-don-sweeney 26. Don Sweeney
One of the few players in franchise history who has played more than 1,000 Games, Don Sweeney was a player who was content to stay out of the spotlight, and bring his lunchpail like work ethic to the defensive side of the ice, which was a job he performed very well.  Sweeney would actually lead the NHL in Defensive Point Shares in the 1992/93 season.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:18:09 +0000
27. Don McKenney http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6667-27-don-mckenney http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6667-27-don-mckenney 27. Don McKenney
A finesse player who probably did not get his proper due, Don McKenney had his most successful seasons as a member of the Boston Bruins.  McKenney would win the Lady Byng in the 1959/60 season and would also lead the National Hockey League in Assists that campaign.  The slick player was a welcome contrast to the players that Boston usually had, but he was a consummate team player and was named the team captain in 1961.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:47:06 +0000
28. Tim Thomas http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6668-28-tim-thomas http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6668-28-tim-thomas 28. Tim Thomas
While Tim Thomas was often controversial, the fact remains that he had a lot of success when he backstopped the Boston Bruins.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:52:04 +0000
29. Lionel Hitchman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6669-29-lionel-hitchman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6669-29-lionel-hitchman 29. Lionel Hitchman
Often paired with the legendary Eddie Shore, Lionel Hitchman was a stay-at-home defenceman even for an era where that was considered normal.  As such, he did not put up impressive offensive statistics, but he was highly respected hockey player who once finished second in Hart Trophy balloting and would six times finish in the top ten in Defensive Point Shares.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:55:16 +0000
30. Peter McNab http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6670-30-peter-mcnab http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6670-30-peter-mcnab 30. Peter McNab
A small fraction away from being a Point per Game player as a Boston Bruin, Peter McNab was a good scorer who was known for his accurate shot and excellent stick handling.  McNab was far from the best skater on the ice, but he had a high hockey I.Q. and knew where to position himself to optimize his scoring chances.  He was an All Star once in 1977.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:57:38 +0000
31. Jack Crawford http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6674-31-jack-crawford http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6674-31-jack-crawford 31. Jack Crawford
A member of the Boston Bruins Championship teams in 1939 and 1941, Jack Crawford was a good blueliner who would be a First Team All Star in 1946 and a Second Team All Star in 1943.  He would spend his entire career with the Bruins and would also lead the NHL in Defensive Point Shares in the 1938/39 season.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:36:00 +0000
32. Leo Boivin http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6675-32-leo-boivin http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6675-32-leo-boivin 32. Leo Boivin
One of the best checkers of his era, Leo Boivin wasn’t known for scoring with the puck, but was adept at stripping attackers with it with his hard hits and perfectly timed checks.  Boivin was a well respected locker room leader who was the captain of the Bruins for three seasons.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:44:08 +0000
33. Don Marcotte http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6676-33-don-marcotte http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6676-33-don-marcotte 33. Don Marcotte
Playing his entire career with the Boston Bruins, Don Marcotte was a very good defensive forward who was with the Bruins for the 1970 and 1972 Stanley Cup seasons.  Marcotte was still a decent scorer, with 484 Points and would finish his career with 20 short handed goals.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:50:33 +0000
34. Mike Milbury http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6677-34-mike-milbury http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6677-34-mike-milbury 34. Mike Milbury
While Mike Milbury was not always beloved by the Boston fans as a Coach or a General Manager, the rough and tough defenseman was a fan favorite as a player.  Milbury’s no-nonsense attitude and penchant for aggression was combined a solid defensive play.  Milbury would only suit up for the Bruins and would accumulate over 1,500 Penalty Minutes in his career.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:52:46 +0000
35. Glen Murray http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6678-35-glen-murray http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6678-35-glen-murray 35. Glen Murray
Glen Murray was not exactly the greatest skater, but he was a very capable scorer, especially when he came back for his second stint with the Boston Bruins.  Murray was known for his ability to have a dangerous shot from any place on the rink and would lead the NHL in even strength goals in the 2002/03 season.  He would also play on the All Star Team twice.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 27 Jan 2016 06:55:04 +0000
36. Tuukka Rask http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6700-36-tuuka-rask http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6700-36-tuuka-rask 36. Tuukka Rask
Likely to rise in the ranking as his Bruins tenure continues, Finnish backstop, Tuukka Rask has done very well in his NHL career thus far.  Rask would win the Vezina Trophy along with First Team All Star honors in the 2013/14 season.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:16:33 +0000
37. David Krejci http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6701-37-david-krejci http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6701-37-david-krejci 37. David Krejci
An important part of the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Championship run of 2012, Czech forward, David Krejci brought an impressive workmanlike attitude to the game and led the National Hockey League in Plus/Minus twice, becoming one of the few players to ever do so.  A very good two way player, Krejci also knows how to light the lamp and would score the most Points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs twice.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 29 Jan 2016 07:20:53 +0000
38. Ed Sanford http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6702-38-ed-sanford http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6702-38-ed-sanford 38. Ed Sanford
Ed Sandford was known for two things.  The first was his incredible tenacity to go for every puck.  The second was how he was on fire during the 1953 NHL Playoffs and was the leading scorer though Boston would fall short in the Finals.  Sandford was named a Second Team All Star 1954 and would be an All Star Game participant five years in a row.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:23:11 +0000
39. Milan Lucic http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6703-39-milan-lucic http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6703-39-milan-lucic 39. Milan Lucic
Milan Lucic was a major component of the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Championship win in 2011 and was a dependable two way player for the Bruins in the eight years he spent there.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:25:10 +0000
40. Joe Thornton http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6704-40-joe-thornton http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6704-40-joe-thornton 40. Joe Thornton
Joe Thornton may have had a less than amicable departure from the Boston Bruins, but the fact was that the former Bruins captain first developed his NHL scoring touch as a member of the Bruins.  Thornton was a Second Team All Star in the 2002/03 season and incidentally in the campaign he was traded in, he would win the scoring title and the Hart Trophy.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:26:49 +0000
41. Barry Pederson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6716-41-barry-pederson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6716-41-barry-pederson 41. Barry Pederson
Sadly for Barry Pederson he is mostly known for being traded (with his messed up shoulder) for Cam Neely who would become one of the most popular players in Boston Bruins history.  What is forgotten is that Pederson had two consecutive 100 Point seasons for Boston, finishing in the top six in scoring both seasons and he had a 1.10 Points per Game Average there.  His messed up shoulder took him out of All Star status, but he was very good for a spell as a Bruin.  It is a shame that he is not remembered for that more.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:19:01 +0000
42. Marc Savard http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6717-42-marc-savard http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6717-42-marc-savard 42. Marc Savard
While Marc Savard was not on the ice during the 2011 Stanley Cup Championship run, his name was etched on the cup as he was one of the men who helped get them there.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 06:21:50 +0000
43. Fred Stanfield http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6718-43-fred-stanfield http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6718-43-fred-stanfield 43. Fred Stanfield
Part of that lopsided trade that brought in Phil Esposito and Ken Hodge, Fred Stanfield was a good forward who assisted the Bruins in winning the 1970 and 1972.  While Stanfield was considered a throw-in on that trade, and was often overshadowed in Boston, he was a consistent scorer who had three seasons in a row over 75 Points.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:25:43 +0000
44. Mike O'Connell http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6719-44-mike-o-connell http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6719-44-mike-o-connell 44. Mike O'Connell
Mike O’Connell was undersized, but he never lacked heart.  O’Connell would become an All Star in 1984 and a power play staple and would become a very complete player in the six years he was playing for the Boston Bruins.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:28:10 +0000
45. Keith Crowder http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6720-45-keith-crowder http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6720-45-keith-crowder 45. Keith Crowder
Keith Crowder was a good scorer and a player who was brilliant in the corners.  Those are two attributes that made him a popular player in the Boston Gardens in the 1980’s.  It is strange that he is not as remembered as much as he is in Boston. 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:30:51 +0000
46. P. J. Axelsson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6721-46-p-j-axelsson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6721-46-p-j-axelsson 46. P. J. Axelsson
A fan favorite in Boston, P.J. Axelsson was not a scorer, but the forward was an adept grinder who was known more for his defensive skills.  The Swedish player would spend his entire NHL career with the Bruins.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:33:43 +0000
47. Derek Sanderson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6722-47-derek-sanderson http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6722-47-derek-sanderson 47. Derek Sanderson
While the tragic demise of Derek Sanderson has been well documented, there was a time when he was one of the shining stars of hockey, and that was done in a Boston Bruins uniform.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 06:36:29 +0000
48. Ed Westfall http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6723-48-ed-westfall http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6723-48-ed-westfall 48. Ed Westfall
A very versatile player who was an excellent penalty killer, Ed Westfall was a member of both the 1970 and 1972 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Championship Teams.  Westfall was an expert checker and one of those “glue guys”, which every great team has.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 06:39:52 +0000
49. Ken Linesman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6724-49-ken-linesman http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6724-49-ken-linesman 49. Ken Linesman
Ken Linesman was a good scorer, though let’s remember that when we look at scoring numbers from the 80’s and early 90’s, but still he was nearly a Point per Game player as a Bruin and while he had a bit of a dirty reputation, he was the kind of player you wanted on your team, even if your opponents hated him.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 06:42:45 +0000
50. Andrew Ference http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6725-50-andrew-ference http://www.notinhalloffame.com/hockey/top-50-hockey-players-by-franchise/top-50-boston-bruins/6725-50-andrew-ference 50. Andrew Ference
A defenseman on the 2011 Stanley Cup Championship team, Andrew Ference was a steady presence on the blue line.  While Ference was not the captain of the Bruins, he was considered a locker room leader and was a big part of the Bruins last title.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) Top 50 Boston Bruins Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:45:01 +0000