Raymond Bourque was the Bruins first choice (8th overall) in the 1979 NHL draft. He went on the play 21 seasons with the B's becoming the Bruins' all-time career leader in games played (1,518), assists (1,111) and points (1,506).
During his career, he was selected to 13 NHL First Team (the most in history) and six Second Team All-Star squads, second in total in league history only to Gordie Howe and most amongst defencemen. He won the Norris Trophy as the top defenceman in the league five times.
Bourque was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004. His #77 is retired by both the Bruins and Avalanche