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Boston Bruins
Conference Eastern
Division Atlantic
Founded 1924
History Boston Bruins
1924–present
Home arena TD Garden
City Boston, Massachusetts
ECA-Uniform-BOS.PNG
Colors Black, gold
         
Media NESN
The Sports Hub (98.5 FM)
Owner(s) Delaware North Companies
(Jeremy Jacobs, chairman; Charlie Jacobs, CEO)
General manager Don Sweeney
Head coach Bruce Cassidy
Captain Zdeno Chara
Minor league affiliates Providence Bruins (AHL)
Atlanta Gladiators (ECHL)
JYP Jyväskylä (Liiga)
Stanley Cups 6 (1928–29, 1938–39, 1940–41, 1969–70, 1971–72, 2010–11)
Conference championships 5 (1987–88, 1989–90, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2018–19)
Presidents' Trophies 2 (1989–90, 2013–14)
Division championships 25 (1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1934–35, 1937–38, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1973–74, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1992–93, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14)

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team has been in existence since 1924, and is the league's third-oldest team overall and the oldest in the United States. It is also an Original Six franchise, along with the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Bruins have won six Stanley Cup championships, tied for fourth most of all-time with the Blackhawks and tied second-most of any American NHL team also with the Blackhawks (behind the Red Wings, who have 11).

The first facility to host the Bruins was the Boston Arena (today's Matthews Arena) – the world's oldest (built 1909–10) indoor ice hockey facility still in use for the sport at any level of competition – and following the Bruins' departure from the Boston Arena, the team played its home games at the Boston Garden for 67 seasons, beginning in 1928 and concluding in 1995, when they moved to the TD Garden.

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