Dec. 12, 1978: John Wensink scored his first career hat trick to lead the Bruins to a 7-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, at the Boston Garden
The Voice of the Bruins Alumni John Horrigan talks with the founder of the Bruins Alumni and 5-time NHL All Star Ed Sandford and his son Mike between periods of a recent Alumni game.
BOSTON - Boston Bruins President Cam Neely announced today, July 31, that the team will honor Rick Middleton by retiring his number 16 jersey prior to the team's game against the New York Islanders on Thursday, November 29.
"It was a great honor to call Rick today and let him know that he will join the group of retired numbers in the TD Garden rafters," said Bruins President Cam Neely. "As a player and a person Rick embodies what it means to be a Bruin, and we are excited to celebrate his career with his family, friends and our fans on November 29th."
"Mr. Middleton's number 16 has long deserved to be raised to TD Garden's rafters," said Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs. "I look forward to participating in the events on November 29th as it will be a very special evening for Mr. Middleton and the entire Bruins organization."
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