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1971-72 Boston Bruins Schedule and Results

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Record: 54-13-11 (119 points), Finished 1st in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Johnson (54-13-11)

1971-72 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 330 (1st of 14), Goals Against: 204 (4th of 14)
SRS: 1.50 (1st of 14), SOS: -0.12 (14th of 14)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Finals (4-2) versus New York Rangers
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus St. Louis Blues
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Toronto Maple Leafs


Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1971-10-10 New York Rangers L 1 4 0 1 0 L 1
2 1971-10-13 @ New York Rangers W 6 1 1 1 0 W 1
3 1971-10-14 Buffalo Sabres W 6 2 2 1 0 W 2
4 1971-10-17 Toronto Maple Leafs T 2 2 2 1 1 T 1
5 1971-10-20 Detroit Red Wings W 4 3 3 1 1 W 1
6 1971-10-22 @ California Golden Seals W 5 1 4 1 1 W 2
7 1971-10-24 @ Vancouver Canucks W 4 3 5 1 1 W 3
8 1971-10-27 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 5 5 2 1 L 1
9 1971-10-28 California Golden Seals L 0 2 5 3 1 L 2
10 1971-10-31 Minnesota North Stars W 5 2 6 3 1 W 1
11 1971-11-04 St. Louis Blues W 6 1 7 3 1 W 2
12 1971-11-06 @ Detroit Red Wings W 2 1 8 3 1 W 3
13 1971-11-07 Montreal Canadiens L 2 3 8 4 1 L 1
14 1971-11-10 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 1 3 8 5 1 L 2
15 1971-11-11 California Golden Seals W 5 2 9 5 1 W 1
16 1971-11-14 Los Angeles Kings W 11 2 10 5 1 W 2
17 1971-11-18 Vancouver Canucks W 5 0 11 5 1 W 3
18 1971-11-20 Chicago Black Hawks W 2 1 12 5 1 W 4
19 1971-11-21 St. Louis Blues W 6 2 13 5 1 W 5
20 1971-11-24 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 2 1 14 5 1 W 6
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1971-11-25 Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 15 5 1 W 7
22 1971-11-27 @ St. Louis Blues T 6 6 15 5 2 T 1
23 1971-12-04 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 3 16 5 2 W 1
24 1971-12-05 Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 3 17 5 2 W 2
25 1971-12-08 @ Los Angeles Kings W 5 3 18 5 2 W 3
26 1971-12-11 @ Vancouver Canucks W 6 2 19 5 2 W 4
27 1971-12-12 @ California Golden Seals L 2 4 19 6 2 L 1
28 1971-12-16 New York Rangers W 8 1 20 6 2 W 1
29 1971-12-18 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 21 6 2 W 2
30 1971-12-19 Pittsburgh Penguins T 2 2 21 6 3 T 1
31 1971-12-23 @ Buffalo Sabres T 4 4 21 6 4 T 2
32 1971-12-25 Philadelphia Flyers W 5 1 22 6 4 W 1
33 1971-12-26 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 23 6 4 W 2
34 1971-12-29 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 5 1 24 6 4 W 3
35 1971-12-30 @ Minnesota North Stars T 2 2 24 6 5 T 1
36 1972-01-02 @ New York Rangers W 4 1 25 6 5 W 1
37 1972-01-05 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 2 0 26 6 5 W 2
38 1972-01-06 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 2 27 6 5 W 3
39 1972-01-08 @ St. Louis Blues L 3 5 27 7 5 L 1
40 1972-01-12 @ Pittsburgh Penguins T 2 2 27 7 6 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1972-01-13 Los Angeles Kings T 1 1 27 7 7 T 2
42 1972-01-15 Chicago Black Hawks W 4 2 28 7 7 W 1
43 1972-01-16 Detroit Red Wings W 9 2 29 7 7 W 2
44 1972-01-18 @ St. Louis Blues W 2 0 30 7 7 W 3
45 1972-01-22 @ Montreal Canadiens W 8 5 31 7 7 W 4
46 1972-01-23 Buffalo Sabres T 3 3 31 7 8 T 1
47 1972-01-27 Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 32 7 8 W 1
48 1972-01-29 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 33 7 8 W 2
49 1972-01-30 St. Louis Blues W 5 2 34 7 8 W 3
50 1972-02-02 @ New York Rangers W 2 0 35 7 8 W 4
51 1972-02-03 Minnesota North Stars W 6 1 36 7 8 W 5
52 1972-02-05 Detroit Red Wings W 3 2 37 7 8 W 6
53 1972-02-06 @ Buffalo Sabres L 2 8 37 8 8 L 1
54 1972-02-10 Vancouver Canucks W 9 1 38 8 8 W 1
55 1972-02-12 Buffalo Sabres W 5 1 39 8 8 W 2
56 1972-02-13 Montreal Canadiens T 2 2 39 8 9 T 1
57 1972-02-15 California Golden Seals W 6 3 40 8 9 W 1
58 1972-02-17 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 1 41 8 9 W 2
59 1972-02-19 @ Minnesota North Stars W 6 4 42 8 9 W 3
60 1972-02-20 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 3 1 43 8 9 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1972-02-22 @ Vancouver Canucks W 4 3 44 8 9 W 5
62 1972-02-23 @ California Golden Seals W 8 6 45 8 9 W 6
63 1972-02-26 @ Los Angeles Kings W 5 4 46 8 9 W 7
64 1972-03-02 Vancouver Canucks W 7 3 47 8 9 W 8
65 1972-03-04 @ Detroit Red Wings W 5 4 48 8 9 W 9
66 1972-03-05 Los Angeles Kings L 0 2 48 9 9 L 1
67 1972-03-08 @ Minnesota North Stars W 5 4 49 9 9 W 1
68 1972-03-11 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 6 49 10 9 L 1
69 1972-03-12 Pittsburgh Penguins T 4 4 49 10 10 T 1
70 1972-03-16 @ Los Angeles Kings W 8 3 50 10 10 W 1
71 1972-03-19 Minnesota North Stars W 7 3 51 10 10 W 2
72 1972-03-23 New York Rangers W 4 1 52 10 10 W 3
73 1972-03-25 Chicago Black Hawks T 5 5 52 10 11 T 1
74 1972-03-26 Montreal Canadiens W 5 4 53 10 11 W 1
75 1972-03-28 @ Detroit Red Wings L 3 6 53 11 11 L 1
76 1972-03-29 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 1 4 53 12 11 L 2
77 1972-04-01 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 6 53 13 11 L 3
78 1972-04-02 Toronto Maple Leafs W 6 4 54 13 11 W 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1972-04-05 Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 1972-04-06 Toronto Maple Leafs L OT 3 4 1 1 0 L 1
3 1972-04-08 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 2 0 2 1 0 W 1
4 1972-04-09 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 4 3 1 0 W 2
5 1972-04-11 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 2 4 1 0 W 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
6 1972-04-18 St. Louis Blues W 6 1 5 1 0 W 4
7 1972-04-20 St. Louis Blues W 10 2 6 1 0 W 5
8 1972-04-23 @ St. Louis Blues W 7 2 7 1 0 W 6
9 1972-04-25 @ St. Louis Blues W 5 3 8 1 0 W 7
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
10 1972-04-30 New York Rangers W 6 5 9 1 0 W 8
11 1972-05-02 New York Rangers W 2 1 10 1 0 W 9
12 1972-05-04 @ New York Rangers L 2 5 10 2 0 L 1
13 1972-05-07 @ New York Rangers W 3 2 11 2 0 W 1
14 1972-05-09 New York Rangers L 2 3 11 3 0 L 1
15 1972-05-11 @ New York Rangers W 3 0 12 3 0 W 1