Boston Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Champions!

by Ed on June 16, 2011


The 2010/2011 Boston Bruins worked their way into the playoffs.
This was the 87th year for the franchise. Enjoy these key year-end highlights.
April 27- Eastern Conference Quarter Finals: Defeated Montreal Canadiens.
May 6- Eastern Conference Semi-Finals: Swept Philadelphia Flyers.
May 27- Eastern Conference Finals: Defeated Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Bruins lost the first two games of the Stanley Cup Finals at Vancouver.
But just five minutes into Game 3, Canuck Aaron Rome deliberately left his feet to blind-side Nathan Horton in the head. Horton left on a stretcher.
Rome had poked the B-Hive. Between periods Captain Zdeno Chara
breathed fire in the locker room, and crystallized their resolve around Horton. They returned to the ice and crushed Vancouver 8-1 for ‘Horty’.

That resolve continued into Game 4 with the help of the great #4 Bobby Orr
rallying the crowd before a 4-0 Bruins shut out.

But back in Vancouver, with the best of seven series tied at 2-2,
the Bruins lost a one goal heart breaker in game 5.

The reincarnated Bruins ‘Lunch Pail Gang’ evens the series 3-3 in Boston.

Then they faced game 7 – on the road

Courtesy of NESN

Thank You Boston Bruins! 2011 Stanley Cup Champions

Official Bruins ShopBoston Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Champions Gear at Shop.NHL.com!

A special thanks to these Boston favorites for being part of it on the air
on their sites, socially. Better than the old days!

The terrific team at Fox25 Boston
especially their people on @Fox25News

Better-Than-Ever Coverage from
Excellent Bruins Videos at NESN
And NESN on Twitter

Fan Radio on
@WEEIsports

And of course
@NHLBruins
#StanleyCupChampions

Updated Wiki: Boston Bruins 2011 Championship Season

The B’s wrap up their Stanley Cup Victory Lap Week
with an awesome day at Fenway Park

What a great week!

ONE MILLION fans came out for the rolling rally parade to cheer the B’s for winning earning
The Stanley Cup for the first time in 39 years, with an inspired effort!

Official Bruins Store:Boston Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Champions Gear at Shop.NHL.com!

Oh heck, let’s see that last 30 seconds again…

And of course, CONGRATULATIONS to history-making Tim Thomas,
Winner of the Vezina Trophy Best Goaltender, and Conn-Smythe Trophy – MVP of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Tim’s historic season:
– 238 saves [on 246 shots] in the 7-game Stanley Cup Final – NHL Record
– 798 saves overall in the playoffs – NHL Record
– 849 shots faced in playoffs in one season – NHL Record
– Ties record for shutouts (4) in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
– First in NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 7 shutout on the road

Captain Zdeno Chara Wins Messier Award for Leadership!
Presented by Mark Messier

Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup logo

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