In 1983 the Bruins signed free agent defenseman Guy Lapointe, a 5-time Stanley Cup winner.
In 1958 Former NHL center Craig MacTavish born in London, Ont. MacTavish, the final NHL player without a helmet, appeared in the league 1979-80 thru 1996-97 with Boston, Edmonton, the New York Rangers, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.
In 1949 Ivan Boldirev born in Zranjanin, Yugoslavia. Boldirev played in the NHL 1970-71 through 1984-85 with Boston, Oakland, Chicago, Atlanta, Vancouver and Detroit.