Black & Gold Blue Liners: Top Five Boston Bruins Defensemen Of All-Time (VIDEOS)

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The Boston Bruins franchise has been spoiled rotten when it comes to defensemen. The B’s never missed a beat on the back end. There always seemed to be another blue liner waiting in the wings when their predecessor departed the team or retired.

But the debate rages on where these defensive legends rank in Bruins history. So let’s cut to the chase…..behold the Top Five Boston Bruins Defensemen Of All-Time.

Honorable MentionBrad Park

Seasons With Bruins: 7 +
Points With Bruins: 417
Norris Trophies: 0
Stanley Cup Championships: 0
Misc: Traded to Boston From NY as part of the Phil Esposito deal in 1975

#5 – Lionel Hitchman

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Seasons With Bruins: 10
Points With Bruins: 49
Norris Trophies: N/A
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (1929)
Misc: Hitchman’s #3 was retired by the Bruins on 2/22/34

#4 – Zdeno Chara

Seasons With Bruins: 7+
Points With Bruins: 359
Norris Trophies: 1 (2008)
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (2011)
Misc: Current Bruins Captain

#3 – Eddie Shore

Seasons With Bruins: 14
Points With Bruins: 279
Norris Trophies: N/A
Hart Trophies: 4 (’32,’34,’35, ’37)
Stanley Cup Championships: 2 (’29 & ’39)
Misc: Shore’s #2 was retired by the Bruins on 1/1/47.

#2Raymond Bourque

Seasons With Bruins: 20+
Points With Bruins: 1,506
Norris Trophies: 5 (’86,’87,’89,’90,’93)
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (2001 With The Colorado Avalanche)
Misc: Bourque’s #77 was retired by the Bruins on 10/04/01.

 

#1 – Bobby Orr

Seasons With Bruins: 10
Points With Bruins:  888
Norris Trophies:  8 (’67-’74)
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (’70 & ’72)
Misc: Orr’s #4 was retired by the Bruins on 1/9/79

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