Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston. They compete in the National Hockey League as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference; the team has been in existence since 1924, is the league's third-oldest team overall and the oldest in the United States. It is 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 with the Blackhawks. The first facility to host the Bruins was the Boston Arena – the world's oldest 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. In 1924, at the convincing of Boston grocery magnate Charles Adams, the National Hockey League decided to expand to the United States.

Adams had come to enjoy ice hockey while watching the 1924 Stanley Cup Finals between the NHL champion Montreal Canadiens and the WCHL champion Calgary Tigers. The previous year in 1923, Thomas Duggan received options on three NHL franchises for the United States, he sold one to Charles Adams, who in turn, persuaded the NHL to grant him a franchise for the city of Boston, which occurred on November 1, 1924. With the Montreal Maroons, the team was one of the NHL's first expansion teams, the first NHL team to be based in the United States. Adams' first act was to hire a former star player and innovator, as general manager. Ross was the face of the franchise for the next thirty years, including four separate stints as coach. Adams directed Ross to come up with a nickname that would portray an untamed animal displaying speed and cunning. Ross came up with "Bruins", an Old English word used for brown bears in classic folk tales; the team's bearlike nickname went along with the team's original uniform colors of brown and yellow, which came from Adams' grocery chain, First National Stores.

On December 1, 1924, the new Bruins team played their first NHL game against their expansion cousins the Maroons, at Boston Arena, with Canadian skater Smokey Harris scoring the first-ever Bruins goal, spurring the Bruins to a 2–1 win. This would be one of the few high points of the season, as the Bruins proved to be no match for the established NHL teams. At the time, the NHL did not conduct an expansion draft for new teams, there were few American-born hockey players and many Canadian players were skeptical of hockey's long-term prospects in the Eastern United States. Boston was therefore left with a team full of NHL castaways unable to land a spot on the roster of the more established Canadian teams; the Bruins only managed a 6–24–0 record and finished in last place in its first season – within this timeframe, only one week on December 8, 1924, what would become one of the NHL's all-time fiercest rivalries was initiated, as the Montreal Canadiens were the visiting team at the Boston Arena that night, defeating the hometown Bruins by a 4–3 score.

The Bruins played three more seasons at the Arena, after which they became the main tenant of the famous Boston Garden, while the old Boston Arena facility – the world's oldest existing indoor ice hockey venue still used for the sport at any level of competition, the only surviving rink where an Original Six NHL team began their career in the league – was taken over by Northeastern University, renamed Matthews Arena when the university renovated it in 1979. The Bruins' managed to improve in their second season to a winning record due to the presence of two more expansion teams. For Boston, the NHL did not expand the playoffs for the 1925–26 season and the Bruins missed out on the third and final playoff berth by one point to the expansion Pittsburgh Pirates. In their third season, 1926 -- 27, the organization made. Ross took advantage of the collapse of the Western Hockey League to purchase several western stars, including the team's first great star, a defenseman from Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan named Eddie Shore.

The Bruins' moves were counterbalanced by WHL player acquisitions on other NHL teams, the team's record was slightly worse than the previous season, but Boston qualified for the then-expanded playoffs by a comfortable margin. In their first-ever playoff run, the Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final where they lost to the Ottawa Senators in the first Cup Final to be between NHL teams. In 1929 the Bruins defeated the New York Rangers to win their first Stanley Cup. Standout players on the first championship team included Shore, Harry Oliver, Dit Clapper, Dutch Gainor and goaltender Tiny Thompson; the 1928–29 season was the first played at Boston Garden, which Adams had built after guaranteeing his backers $500,000 in gate receipts over the next five years. The season after that, 1929–30, the Bruins posted the best-ever regular season winning percentage in the NHL and shattered numerous team scoring records, but lost to the Montreal Canadiens in the Cup Final; the 1930s Bruins teams included Shore, Clapper, Babe Siebert and Cooney Weiland.

The team led the league's standings five times in the decade. In 1939, the team changed its uniform colors fro

Frosty Peters

Forrest Ingram "Frosty" Peters was an American football player who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Providence Steam Roller, Portsmouth Spartans, Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cardinals. He played college football at Montana Illinois, he was known for his drop kicking ability. Peters played for the Montana State Bobcats of Montana State College in 1924, he converted 17 drop kicks into field goals in a game between the Bobcats' freshman team and Billings Polytechnic Institute. The Bobcats won the game by a score of 64–0; the Bobcats helped. Peters made 15 drop kicks in a game once. Montana State athletic director Schubert Dyche said that "We agreed that every time we got inside the 30-yard line. Frosty would drop kick one."He transferred to play for the Illinois Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois in 1925, where he was a part of the Illini freshman football team. He was heralded by some to be a potential successor to Red Grange. Peters lettered in football for the Illini in 1926, 1928 and 1929.

He sat out the 1927 season due to a knee injury. He helped lead the Illini to the outdoor national championship as a member of the 1927 track and field team. Peters played in the 1930 East–West Shrine Game. Peters played for the Providence Steam Roller and Portsmouth Spartans of the NFL in 1930, he played for the NFL's Brooklyn Dodgers in 1931 and the Chicago Cardinals of the NFL in 1932. He played for the Memphis Tigers from 1932 to 1934. Peters was coach of the Tigers from 1933 to 1934, serving as a player-coach, he was named second team all-league by the coaches while playing for the Tigers of the American Football League in 1934. He was later a player-coach with the St. Louis Gunners. Peters spent time playing professional baseball in the 1930s, he attended George Barr umpire school in Arkansas. He spent time as a baseball umpire, serving in the Florida State League and the American Association. Peters's stint in the AA was interrupted by service in World War II, he was a sergeant during World War II and spent time instructing trainees at an army air forces technical training command detachment at the University of Michigan.

He was assaulted by an AA manager in 1946. Peters resigned, stating that "when an umpire gets socked and they fine the guy only $100 and five days, it's an open invitation for everybody in the league to start punching you around." Just Sports Stats


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