Boston Bruins: Top 30 Players In Bruins History

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#7 Cecil “Tiny” Thompson

(From Causeway Crowd’s Brandon Share-Cohen)

Tiny Thompson could be considered the best goalie in the history of the Boston Bruins franchise. His 252 wins over 10 seasons with the Bruins rank first in franchise history, and he also holds the distinction for best Goals Against Average also. Over a career 468 games, Thompson earned an astounding 1.99 Goals Against Average. Thompson also holds the record for most shutouts in franchise record for shutouts with 74, the next highest in franchise history is 35. Thompson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1959 and was the man in net for the Bruins first Stanley Cup victory in 1929. Over the 1929 Stanley Cup playoff run, Thompson won five games, recorded a shutout in three, and finished with a Goals Against Average of 0.60.

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