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68-69BosBru
1968–69 Boston Bruins · NHL
Division 2nd East
1968–69 record 42-18-6
Goals for 303
Goals against 221
General Manager Milt Schmidt
Coach Harry Sinden
Captain Vacant
Arena Boston Garden
Team leaders
Goals Phil Esposito (49)
Assists Phil Esposito (77)
Points Phil Esposito (126)
Penalties in minutes Don Awrey (149)
Wins Gerry Cheevers (28)
Goals against average Gerry Cheevers (2.80)

The 1968–69 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 45th season in the NHL.

OffseasonEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

The Bruins held their training camp @ London, Ontario.

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

East Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 76 46 19 11 271 202 103
Boston Bruins 76 42 18 16 303 221 100
New York Rangers 76 41 26 9 231 196 91
Toronto Maple Leafs 76 35 26 15 234 217 85
Detroit Red Wings 76 33 31 12 239 221 78
Chicago Black Hawks 76 34 33 9 280 246 77
[1]

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 11, 19684–2 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 1–0–0
2WOctober 13, 19683–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 2–0–0
3WOctober 16, 19682–1 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 3–0–0
4LOctober 17, 19681–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 3–1–0
5WOctober 19, 19685–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 4–1–0
6LOctober 24, 19681–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 4–2–0
7LOctober 26, 19680–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 4–3–0
8WOctober 27, 19684–2 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 5–3–0
9WOctober 30, 19684–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 6–3–0
10LOctober 31, 19685–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 6–4–0
11WNovember 3, 19685–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 7–4–0
12WNovember 6, 19687–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–4–0
13TNovember 10, 19681–1 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 8–4–1
14TNovember 13, 19681–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 8–4–2
15LNovember 14, 19682–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–5–2
16WNovember 17, 19686–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 9–5–2
17WNovember 21, 19684–1 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 10–5–2
18WNovember 23, 19685–1 New York Rangers (1968–69) 11–5–2
19WNovember 24, 19687–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 12–5–2
20TNovember 27, 19684–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 12–5–3
21LNovember 30, 19681–4 New York Rangers (1968–69) 12–6–3
22WDecember 1, 19684–0 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 13–6–3
23TDecember 5, 19682–2 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 13–6–4
24WDecember 7, 19684–1 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 14–6–4
25LDecember 8, 19684–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 14–7–4
26TDecember 11, 19682–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 14–7–5
27WDecember 14, 196810–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 15–7–5
28WDecember 15, 19685–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 16–7–5
29WDecember 19, 19686–4 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 17–7–5
30TDecember 21, 19680–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 17–7–6
31WDecember 22, 19687–5 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 18–7–6
32LDecember 25, 19681–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 18–8–6
33WDecember 28, 19686–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 19–8–6
34TDecember 29, 19683–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 19–8–7
35WJanuary 2, 19694–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 20–8–7
36TJanuary 4, 19692–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 20–8–8
37WJanuary 9, 19693–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 21–8–8
38WJanuary 11, 19696–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 22–8–8
39WJanuary 12, 19698–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 23–8–8
40TJanuary 15, 19695–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 23–8–9
41WJanuary 16, 19695–1 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 24–8–9
42WJanuary 18, 19695–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 25–8–9
43WJanuary 19, 19695–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 26–8–9
44TJanuary 23, 19692–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 26–8–10
45WJanuary 25, 19694–0 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 27–8–10
46WJanuary 26, 19694–3 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 28–8–10
47TJanuary 29, 19693–3 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 28–8–11
48WJanuary 30, 19697–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 29–8–11
49WFebruary 2, 19694–2 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 30–8–11
50WFebruary 5, 19697–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 31–8–11
51LFebruary 6, 19691–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 31–9–11
52WFebruary 8, 19696–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 32–9–11
53TFebruary 9, 19693–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 32–9–12
54WFebruary 11, 19697–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–9–12
55LFebruary 15, 19691–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 33–10–12
56LFebruary 16, 19691–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–11–12
57LFebruary 19, 19690–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 33–12–12
58LFebruary 23, 19690–9 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 33–13–12
59WFebruary 26, 19694–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 34–13–12
60WFebruary 27, 19699–0 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 35–13–12
61WMarch 1, 19698–5 New York Rangers (1968–69) 36–13–12
62WMarch 2, 19694–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 37–13–12
63TMarch 5, 19692–2 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 37–13–13
64LMarch 8, 19694–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 37–14–13
65WMarch 9, 19697–2 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 38–14–13
66TMarch 11, 19693–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 38–14–14
67LMarch 13, 19691–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 38–15–14
68LMarch 15, 19694–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 38–16–14
69WMarch 16, 196911–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 39–16–14
70WMarch 19, 19693–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 40–16–14
71TMarch 20, 19695–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 40–16–15
72WMarch 22, 19695–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 41–16–15
73LMarch 23, 19692–4 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 41–17–15
74TMarch 27, 19693–3 New York Rangers (1968–69) 41–17–16
75LMarch 29, 19693–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 41–18–16
76WMarch 30, 19696–3 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 42–18–16

PlayoffsEdit

Eastern Conference Semi-finals

Date Opponent Score Result
4/2/1969 Toronto Maple Leafs 10-0 Win
4/3/1969 Toronto Maple Leafs 7-0 Win
4/5/1969 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Win
4/6/1969 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 Win
[2]

Eastern Conference Finals

Date Opponent Score Result
4/10/1969 @ Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Loss
4/13/1969 @ Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Loss
4/17/1969 Montreal Canadiens 5-0 Win
4/20/1969 Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Win
4/22/1969 @ Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Loss
4/24/1969 Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Loss
[2]

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Esposito, PhilPhil Esposito C 74 49 77 126 791029
Hodge, KenKen Hodge RW 75 45 45 90 75917
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 70 24 42 66 181103
Orr, BobbyBobby Orr D 67 21 43 64 133402
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 60 29 27 56 99817
Stanfield, FredFred Stanfield LW 71 25 29 54 22601
Murphy, RonRon Murphy LW 60 16 38 54 26500
Sanderson, DerekDerek Sanderson C 61 26 22 48 146133
Green, TedTed Green D 65 8 38 46 99300
Westfall, EdEd Westfall D/RW 70 18 24 42 22144
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 51 8 23 31 49101
Smith, DallasDallas Smith D 75 4 24 28 74010
Shack, EddieEddie Shack LW 50 11 11 22 74103
Sather, GlenGlen Sather LW 76 4 11 15 67011
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 73 0 13 13 149000
Williams, TommyTommy Williams RW 26 4 7 11 19000
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 8 3 3 6 10000
Doak, GaryGary Doak D 22 3 3 6 37000
Smith, RickRick Smith D 48 0 5 5 29000
Lorentz, JimJim Lorentz C/RW 11 1 3 4 6001
Harrison, JimJim Harrison C 16 1 2 3 21000
Gauthier, JeanJean Gauthier D 11 0 2 2 8000
Webster, TomTom Webster RW 9 0 2 2 9000
Erickson, GrantGrant Erickson LW 2 1 0 1 0000
Marcotte, DonDon Marcotte LW 7 1 0 1 2000
Wilkins, BarryBarry Wilkins D 1 1 0 1 0000
Hurley, PaulPaul Hurley D 1 0 1 1 0000
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston G 24 0 1 1 0000
Lesuk, BillBill Lesuk LW 5 0 1 1 0000
Atkinson, SteveSteve Atkinson RW 1 0 0 0 0000
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers G 52 0 0 0 14000
Gibbs, BarryBarry Gibbs D 8 0 0 0 2000
Junkin, JoeJoe Junkin G 1 0 0 0 0000
Leiter, BobbyBobby Leiter C 1 0 0 0 0000
Lonsberry, RossRoss Lonsberry LW 6 0 0 0 2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers 3112 52 28 12 12 145 2.80 3
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston 1440 24 14 6 4 74 3.08 2
Junkin, JoeJoe Junkin 8 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
Team: 4560 76 42 18 16 219 2.88 5

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Esposito, PhilPhil Esposito C 10 8 10 18 8502
Hodge, KenKen Hodge RW 10 5 7 12 4200
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 10 5 6 11 0201
Sanderson, DerekDerek Sanderson C 9 8 2 10 36032
Westfall, EdEd Westfall D/RW 10 3 7 10 11020
Green, TedTed Green D 10 2 7 9 18000
Murphy, RonRon Murphy LW 10 4 4 8 12000
Orr, BobbyBobby Orr D 10 1 7 8 10001
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 10 2 2 4 17100
Stanfield, FredFred Stanfield LW 10 2 2 4 0100
Smith, DallasDallas Smith D 10 0 3 3 16000
Shack, EddieEddie Shack LW 9 0 2 2 23000
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 10 0 1 1 28000
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 6 0 1 1 0000
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 1 0 0 0 2000
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers G 9 0 0 0 17000
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston G 1 0 0 0 0000
Lesuk, BillBill Lesuk LW 1 0 0 0 0000
Sather, GlenGlen Sather LW 10 0 0 0 18000
Smith, RickRick Smith D 9 0 0 0 6000
Webster, TomTom Webster RW 1 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers 572 9 6 3 16 1.68 3
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston 65 1 0 1 4 3.69 0
Team: 637 10 6 4 20 1.88 3

[3]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

THIS IS AN INCOMPLETE LIST

Boston Bruins
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers


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Draft picksEdit

NHL DraftEdit

See also: 1968 NHL Amateur Draft
Round Overall Player Nationality Position

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p.162, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://www.databasehockey.com/teams/teamscores.htm?tm=BOS&yr=1968
  3. 1968-69 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-09.

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