1983 - The Bruins score four power play goals in a 6-3 win vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
1971 Phil Esposito scored a goal and added three assists as the Bruins won 5-1 over the Seals, at Oakland.
1988 Boston goaltender Andy Moog recorded the 150th victory of his NHL career, in a Bruins' 5-2 win at St. Louis.
1968 Former NHL defenseman Stephane Quintal born in Boucherville, Que. Quintal played in the NHL 1988-89 through 2002-03 with Boston, St. Louis, Winnipeg, the Montreal Canadiens, the New York Rangers and Chicago.
1949 Former NHL center Butch Goring born in St. Boniface, Man. Goring played in the NHL 1969-70 through 1984-85 with Los Angeles, the New York Islanders and Boston.
1990 Edmonton Oilers traded Vladimir Ruzicka to Boston in exchange for Greg Hawgood.
1964 Boston's Reggie Fleming scored two shorthanded goals as the Bruins tied 2-2 with the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs.
1955 Detroit Red Wings' rookie Glenn Hall and Boston's Terry Sawchuk battled to a 0-0 tie, at the Olympia in Detroit. It was the 59th career shutout for Sawchuk and the third of Hall's career.
Boxscore of the Day
Boston Bruins 6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 1
1 - BOS : Mcnab 3 (Crowder K, Mactavish) (EV) 4:18
2 - BOS : Mactavish 5 (Crowder B) (EV) 8:33
3 - BOS : Crowder K 2 (Milbury, Mactavish) (EV) 16:14
Penalties - BOS - Kluzak 1:41 ; PIT - Bullard 5:58 ; PIT - Maxwell 9:56 ; BOS - Crowder B 12:23 ; BOS - Fergus 16:50 ;
Second Period No Scoring
Penalties - BOS - Pederson 3:15 ; PIT - St. Laurent 3:15 ; BOS - O'Connell 13:30 ; BOS - Milbury 18:45 ; PIT - Maxwell 18:45 ;
4 - BOS : Mcnab 4 (Middleton, Kluzak) (EV) 4:52
5 - PIT : Schutt 1 (Hotham, Maxwell) (EV) 8:16
6 - BOS : Krushelnyski 3 (Crowder B, Pederson) (EV) 13:34
7 - BOS : Middleton 5 (Fergus) (EV) 18:29
Penalties - BOS - Lapointe 10:22 ;
Goaltenders Peeters (BOS) (W) 20 saves on 21 shots - 60:00 mins
Dion (PIT) (L) 20 saves on 26 shots - 60:00 mins
Attendance - 8,142