On This Date: October 24
1945 - Milt Schmidt plays his first game since returning from RCAF duty in a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
2002 -The Bruins honor Terry O'Reilly in a pre-game ceremony as his #24 by raising his #24 to the FleetCenter rafters. The Bruins tie the Ottawa Senators, 2-2, in that night's game.
2005 - The Bruins lose the first shootout in their history by a 5-4 score at the Toronto Maple Leafs, despite 53 shots on goal.
1984 L.A. Kings traded left wing Charlie Simmer to Boston for a 1986 1st round draft choice (which the Kings used to select left wing Dan Gratton).
1978 Don Marcotte scored a goal and added three assists to lead the Bruins to a 7-2 win over the Blues at St. Louis.
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