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Boston Bruins - 1970 to 1972
Nickname:
Big, Bad Bruins

Quotables:
"There were stars, superstars, and then there's Bobby Orr." - Derek Sanderson

"The best fighter in the history of hockey was Bobby Orr. Nobody had better leverage on his skates and nobody had quicker hands, so he could have licked anybody he wanted to. If he wanted to." - John McKenzie

Tidbits:
Esposito, Orr, Bucyk and Hodge finished 1-2-3-4 in the NHL scoring race in 1970-71

During the 1972-73 season, Boston defenseman Carol Vadnais was mistaken for a bank robber and arrested in Philadelphia

The Summer After:
Cheevers, Sanderson and Ted Green jumped to the WHA, McKenzie dealt to the Flyers, Ed Westfall taken by the Isles in the Expansion Draft

  Stanley Cups: 2

Regular Season Winning %: .731

Individual Trophy Winners: 13

Individuals Selected To All-Star Teams: 9

Hockey Hall of Famers: (4)
Johnny Bucyk, Gerry Cheevers, Phil Esposito, Bobby Orr

Other Star Contributors:
Don Awrey, Wayne Cashman, Ken Hodge, John McKenzie, Derek Sanderson

Key Team Records:
Most Wins: 57 (1970-71)
Most Points: 121 (1970-71)
Most Goals: 399 (1970-71)

Key Individual Records:
Most Goals: 76 (Phil Esposito in 1970-71)
Most Assists: 102 (Bobby Orr in 1970-71)
Most Points: 152 (Phil Esposito in 1970-71)



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