1972 Bruins

The Boston Bruins raise their 2011-11 Stanley Cup Championship Banner. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bruins Raise Stanley Cup Banner

The Boston Bruins turned to their past to celebrate their latest Stanley Cup victory, inviting Bobby Orr and other members of the 1972 champions to help raise the franchise’s sixth banner to the TD Garden rafters.


Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in a scene from "The Godfather" (AP Photo)

Back In 1972…

Before Wednesday night, the Bruins had not lifted the Stanley Cup in 39 years. Things were a lot different back in 1972.