1946 - A 3-3 tie with the Toronto Maple Leafs is delayed at 19:05 of the third period when a fuse blew in Boston Garden and had to be replaced.
1966 Boston rookie defenseman Bobby Orr fired a 50 foot shot past Canadiens' Gump Worsley for his first NHL goal, during a 3-2 Bruins' loss to Montreal.
1982 - Normand Leveille suffers a cerebral hemorrhage in the dressing room during the first intermission of a game in Vancouver
1999 Boston's rookie goalie John Grahame picked up his first NHL victory as the Bruins ended their season-opening nine-game winless streak (0-5-4) with a 3-1 victory at San Jose.
1974 Boston's Bobby Orr scored his 6th career hat trick and added an assist as the Bruins tied the Penguins 5-5 at Pittsburgh.
Bruins Boxscore of the Day
Montreal Canadiens 3 @ Boston Bruins 2
1 - MON : Larose 1 (Ferguson, Backstrom) (EV) 13:23
2 - BOS : Martin 2 (Murphy) (PP) 16:02
Penalties - BOS - Westfall 7:08 ; BOS - Marotte 10:26 ; MON - Richard 15:56 ; MON - Ferguson 17:01 ;
3 - MON : Rousseau 2 (EV) 8:18
Penalties - MON - Harris 5:40 ; BOS - Marotte 19:13 ; MON - Beliveau 19:13 ;
4 - BOS : Orr 1 (EV) 4:13
5 - MON : Talbot 1 (SH) 17:55
Penalties - MON - Rochefort 6:51 ; MON - Roberts 17:27 ;
Goaltenders Johnston (BOS) (L) 20 saves on 23 shots - 60:00 mins
Worsley (MON) (W) 29 saves on 31 shots - 60:00 mins
Attendance - 13,909