On This Date: October 2
1997 - The Bruins play the earliest opening game in their history with a 6-5 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.
1999 - The Carolina Hurricanes defeat the Bruins by a 3-1 score, Boston's first season-opening loss since Oct. 9, 1986. Ray Bourque scores Boston's lone goal in the game, becoming the League's all-time goal leader amongst defenseman.
Happy Birthday to: Gordie Roberts, Grahame Townsend, Glen Wesley
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