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A Look at the Bruins in the Hockey Hall of Fame

Additions of Jacobs, Recchi, Andreychuk bring Boston's total to 57

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BostonBruins.com - The hefty contingent of Boston Bruins in the Hockey Hall of Fame grew by three this week with the announcement that owner Jeremy Jacobs, 2011 Stanley Cup champion Mark Recchi, and former forward Dave Andreychuk were having the sport's highest honor bestowed upon them.

The trio will be joining 54 fellow Bruins when they are inducted into the Hall in Toronto during a ceremony on Nov. 13. Jacobs becomes the sixth member of the Bruins to be inducted into the "Builder" category, while Recchi and Andreychuk become the 50th and 51st Bruins players to enter the Hall of Fame. This class marks the first since 1971 (Harvery 'Busher' Jackson, Terry Sawchuk, Ralph 'Cooney' Weiland) to include at least three Bruins.

Here's a look at every Boston Bruin in the Hockey Hall of Fame:

Arthur H. Ross (Player, 1924-1954 as Bruins GM/coach): Elected 1945

Ross was the first coach and general manager of the Bruins. He was behind the bench for Boston's first two Stanley Cup victories (1929 and 1939) and was the architect of the team's third title in 1941.

Eddie Shore (Player, 1926-40): Elected 1945

The first in a long line of all-time defenseman to suit up for the Black & Gold, Shore is the lone blueliner in NHL history to win four Hart Trophies as league MVP. He won two Cups with the B's (1929 and 1939) and his No. 2 hangs from the Garden rafters.

Aubrey 'Dit' Clapper (Player, 1927-47): Elected 1947

Was Bruins captain for 14 years and the first player in NHL history to suit up for 20 seasons. Clapper, the only Bruin to play on three championship teams (1929, 1939, 1941), was a six-time All-Star - four as a defenseman and two as a winger. His No. 5 is retired by Boston.

Mickey MacKay (Player, 1928-30): Elected 1952

Honored mostly for his work in the Pacific Coast Hockey Assocciation and Western Canada Hockey League. Finished his career with two seasons in Boston, including a 30-game stint during the Bruins' Stanley Cup-winning campaign in 1928-29.

Sprague Cleghorn (Player, 1925-28): Elected 1958

Played three seasons with the Bruins after a lengthy career that included three Stanley Cup titles with the original Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens. Was Bruins captain from 1925-1927.

Frank Fredrickson (Player, 1926-29): Elected 1958

The Canadian forward won an Olympic gold medal. Played parts of three seasons with the Bruins.

Gordon 'Duke' Keats (Player, 1926-27): Elected 1958

Most famous for his play in the Western Canada Hockey League, Keats played just 17 games in Boston.

Cy Denneny (Player, 1928-29): Elected 1959

Won four Stanley Cups with the original Ottawa Senators before closing out his career with a 23-game stint with Boston's 1929 Cup team.

Cecil 'Tiny' Thompson (Player, 1928-39): Elected 1959

Remains Boston's all-time goalie leader in wins (252), minutes played (28,948), shutouts (74), and games played (468), while ranking second in goals against average (1.99). Four-time Vezina Trophy winner played 11 seasons in Boston.

Charles F. Adams (Builder, 1924-36): Elected 1960

Was the original owner and president of the Boston Bruins. Oversaw the team's first Stanley Cup title in 1929.

Sylvio Mantha (Player, 1936-37): Elected 1960

Played 538 of his 542 career NHL games with the rival Montreal Canadiens. Played his final four games for the Bruins in 1936-37.

Milt Schmidt (Player, 1936-42; 1946-55): Elected 1961

The Ultimate Bruin is the only person in Bruins history to serve the club as player, captain, coach, and general manager. Figured into four of Boston's six Stanley Cup victories - as a player in 1939 and 1941 and a general manager in 1970 and 1972. The 1951 league MVP and four-time All-Star's No. 15 is retired in Boston.

Walter A. Brown (Builder, 1951-64): Elected 1962

Served as the Bruins' third president.

Nels Stewart (1932-35; 1936-37): Elected 1962

Played four seasons for the Bruins, finishing second in team scoring three times.

Albert 'Babe' Siebert (Player, 1933-36): Elected 1964

Played three seasons for the Bruins, tallying 23 goals and 33 assists in 125 games. He was an NHL First-Team All-Star in 1935-36.

Marty Barry (Player, 1929-35): Elected 1965

Scored 20 or more goals in five of six seasons with the Black & Gold.

Frank Brimsek (Player, 1938-49): Elected 1966

Backstopped the Bruins to two Stanley Cups (1939 and 1941), won two Vezina Trophies and the Calder Memorial Trophy as Rookie of the Year in 1938-39, and was eight times named to an NHL All-Star Team (two First Teams, six Second Teams). Ranks second in Bruins history with 230 wins.

Walter 'Babe' Pratt (Player, 1946-47): Elected 1966

Played his final NHL season with Bruins, notching four goals and four assists in 31 games.

Harry Oliver (Player, 1926-34): Elected 1967

Scored at least 10 goals in seven of his eight seasons with Boston. Won Stanley Cup with B's in 1929.

Bill Cowley (Player, 1935-47): Elected 1968

Won Hart Trophy as NHL's MVP in 1941 and 1943. Led NHL in scoring in 1940-41 with 62 points, while leading the Bruins to a Stanley Cup. Center was a four-time First-Team All-Star.

Tom Johnson (Player, 1963-65): Elected 1970

Defenseman played 15 of 17 seasons with Montreal, before finishing his career with two seasons in Boston. Later served as Bruins assistant GM and then coach from 1970-73, leading the Bruins to the Stanley Cup in 1972.

Harvey 'Busher' Jackson (Player, 1941-44): Elected 1971

Posted 35 goals and 43 assists for 78 points in 112 games for Boston over three seasons.

Terry Sawchuk (Player, 1955-57): Elected 1971

Legendary goalie was in Boston for just two seasons, but finished fourth in the Hart Trophy voting in 1956-57 when he posted an 18-10-6 record with a 2.38 goals against average.

Ralph 'Cooney' Weiland (Player, 1928-32; 1935-39): Elected 1971

Captain of the Bruins Stanley Cup team in 1938-39. Led the NHL in scoring in 1929-30 with 73 points. Later coached the Bruins to a Stanley Cup title in 1941.

Weston W. Adams (Builder, 1936-51; 1964-69): Elected 1972

Took over as owner and president of the Bruins from his father, Charles, from 1936-1951, leading Boston to two Stanley Cups in 1939 and 1941. Was president of the team again from 1964-69 and was chairman through 1973, during which time Boston won two more Cups in 1970 and 1972.

Reginald 'Hooley' Smith (Player, 1936-37): Elected 1972

Played 44 games for Boston, registering eight goals and 10 assists.

Billy Burch (Player, 1932-33): Elected 1974

Potted three goals in 23 games for Boston.

Bill Quackenbush (Player, 1949-56): Elected 1976

Blueliner was twice an NHL All-Star - a first-teamer in 1950-51 and a second-teamer in 1952-53. Tallied a career-high 29 points (five goals, 24 assists) in 1950-51.

Jacques Plante (Player, 1972-73): Elected 1978

Legendary Montreal Canadien closed out NHL career with eight-game stint in the Black & Gold, during which he posted a 7-1-0 record with a 2.00 GAA.

Bobby Orr (Player, 1966-1976): Elected 1979

One legendary goal. Two Stanley Cups. Two Conn Smythes. Two scoring titles (only defenseman to accomplish the feat). Three MVPs. Eight consecutive Norris Trophies. Nine-time All-Star. The greatest.

Harry Lumley (Player, 1957-60): Elected 1980

Goalie won 35 games for the Bruins over three seasons.

Johnny Bucyk (Player, 1957-1978): Elected 1981

Chief was captain of the Bruins for five seasons, leading them to the Stanley Cup in 1970 and 1972. Won two Lady Byng Trophies as the league's most gentlemanly player. Remains Bruins all-time leading goal scorer with 545, while ranking second in games played (1,436), assists (794), and points (1,339). Still serves the team's front office. His No. 9 hangs from the Garden rafters.

Allan Stanley (Player, 1956-58): Elected 1981

Defenseman posted a line of 6-25-31 in both seasons as a Bruin.

Harry Sinden (Builder, 1966-present): Elected 1983

Coached the Bruins to a Stanley Cup in 1970 and is sixth on team's all-time coaching wins list with 153. Was later the team's general manager from 1972-2000 and president from 1988-2006. Still serves the organization as a senior advisor.

Phil Esposito (Player, 1967-76): Elected 1984

Scored 100 points six times, while leading the league in scoring on five occasions and in goals for six straight years - including a 76-goal campaign in 1970-71. He was league MVP in 1969 and 1974 and was an NHL All-Star in eight of his nine seasons in Boston. His No. 7 is retired by the Bruins.

Bernie Parent (Player, 1965-67): Elected 1984

One of the league's all-time great goaltenders, Parent began his career in Boston before being scooped up by Philadelphia in the 1967 Expansion Draft.

Gerry Cheevers (Player, 1965-72; 1975-80): Elected 1985

Goaltender on Boston's Stanley Cup teams in 1970 and 1972. Ranks third in Bruins history with 229 wins, fourth in games (416) and minutes played (24,274), and sixth in shutouts (26). Was coach of the Bruins from 1980-85, ranking fifth in team history with 204 wins.

Jean Ratelle (Player, 1975-81): Elected 1985

Acquired from Rangers along with Brad Park in Phil Esposito trade. Played final six seasons in Boston, notching 30 goals twice and at least 35 goals and 70 points in five of his six Bruins campaigns.

Leo Boivin (Player, 1954-66): Elected 1986

Defenseman played 12 years in Boston, tallying 47 goals and 211 points in 717 games, which ranks seventh among Bruins defensemen.

Brad Park (Player, 1975-83): Elected 1988

Blueliner ranks fourth among defensemen in Bruins history with 417 points, while his 317 assists place him third and 100 goals place him seventh.

Ferny Flaman (Player, 1945-52; 1954-56): Elected 1990

His 682 games rank ninth among Bruins defensemen. The shutdown blueliner was three times named an NHL Second-Team All-Star and finished in the top five in Norris Trophy voting in five consecutive seasons.

Woody Dumart (Player, 1935-42; 1945-54): Elected 1992

A member of the famed 'Kraut Line' along with Bobby Bauer and Milt Schmidt, Dumart was three times an NHL Second-Team All-Star. Ranks fifth in Bruins history with 15 seasons in the Black & Gold, and fourth among Bruins left wings with 211 goals and 429 points.

Guy Lapointe (Player, 1983-84): Elected 1993

Finished his lengthy NHL career, which included 14 seasons with the Canadiens, with a 45-game stint in Boston, during which he collected two goals and 16 assists.

Fred 'Bun' Cook (Player, 1936-37): Elected 1995

Played final NHL season in Boston, tallying four goals and five assists in 40 games.

Bobby Bauer (Player, 1935-42; 1945-47; 1951-52): Elected 1996

The final member of the 'Kraut Line' inducted into the Hall of Fame, Bauer was four times an NHL Second-Team All-Star.

Roy Conacher (Player, 1938-42; 1945-46): Elected 1998

Scored a league-high 26 goals during his rookie season, finishing second in the Calder Trophy voting. Had at least 18 goals in three of his four seasons in Boston.

Joe Mullen (Player, 1995-96): Elected 2000

Winger played second-to-last NHL season with Bruins, collecting eight goals and seven assists in 37 games.

Paul Coffey (Player, 2000-01): Elected 2004

One of the best defensemen of all-time, Coffey played his final 18 NHL games with the Bruins.

Ray Bourque (Player, 1979-2000): Elected 2004

Boston's all-time leading scorer with 1,506 points (395 goals, 1,111 assists), Bourque was Boston's captain from 1985-2000. Also Bruins all-time leader in games (1,518) and assists. He was a five-time Norris Trophy winner and 12-time NHL First-Team All-Star, while also being named to the NHL All-Star Game 18 times in 21 seasons. He remains the NHL's all-time leading scorer among defensemen. His No. 77 hangs from the Garden rafters.

Cam Neely (Player, 1986-96): Elected 2005

Led the Bruins in goals in seven of his 10 seasons, including three 50-goal campaigns. A four-time All-Star, Neely holds the team record for goals by a right wing with 55 and is Boston's all-time leading postseason scorer. Now serves as Bruins president, a position he has held since Boston's Stanley Cup-winning campaign in 2010-11. His No. 8 is retired by the Bruins.

Brian Leetch (Player, 2005-06): Elected 2009

The defenseman played his final NHL season in Boston, grabbing five goals and 27 assists in 61 games.

Adam Oates (Player, 1992-97): Elected 2012

The winger formed a dynamic duo with Neely, twice registering 100 point-seasons, including a 142-point campaign in 1992-93, which was highlighted by a league-high 97 assists. Ranks 14th all-time in Bruins scoring with 499 points.

Pat Burns (Builder, 1997-2000): Elected 2014

Coached the Bruins for four seasons, ranking eighth in team history in games coached (254). Won the Jack Adams Trophy as the league's best coach in 1997-98.

Rogatien 'Rogie' Vachon (Player, 1980-82): Elected 2016

Played final two seasons with Bruins, posting a 44-30-12 record in 91 games.

Dave Andreychuk (Player, 2000-01): Elected 2017

Scored 19 goals in 63 games for the Bruins, before being shipped to Colorado in the Ray Bourque trade.

Mark Recchi (Player, 2008-11): Elected 2017

Teamed up with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand to form one of the league's best lines, while leading Boston to a Stanley Cup in 2011. Potted 42 goals and notched 107 points in 180 games with the Bruins over his final three NHL seasons.

Jeremy Jacobs (Builder, 1975-present): Elected 2017

During his ownership, the Bruins have earned four conference championships, two Presidents' trophies, 15 division championships, and 35 Stanley Cup playoff runs, resulting in six appearances in the finals and winning the Stanley Cup in 2011.

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