Fav All time Bruins: Bourque. Plus anyone of the '70s Big Bad Bruins, based of course on how much I wish I had witnessed them.
Fav Current Bruins: Looch, Boychuck, Seguin. Hmm... is all of them acceptable?
Fav Non Bruin Players: Jagr, Toews, Evander Kane, Dustin Brown
Fav Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Blues Brothers
Music: Anything from old blues to classic rock, to all eras of metal
Fav food: Changes often
Fav Beer: I could get myself in trouble if I told you that, couldn't I?
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: I went to my first game in October '97. It was a tie against Tampa Bay, and I was hooked pretty easily. From that point on, I wanted to watch all the games on TV, and I was constantly asking when we could go to another game. It didn't become clear that I live and die with this team until I was old enough for playoff defeats to really sink in though. That was probably 2002.
How long I have been a B's fan: 15 years
Origin of screen name: Jack Edwards
Jerseys owned: A Krejci home sweater that was a gift, Boychuk jersey tee.
Fav All time Bruins: Bourque, Neely, Orr, O'Reilly
Fav Current Bruins: Lucic, Horton, Bergeron
Fav Non Bruin Players: Parise, Kopitar
Fav Movies: The Departed, Miracle, The Hangover, The Fighter
Music: Classic Rock, Hip Hop
Hobbies: Hockey, Poker
Fav food: Thin crust pizza
Fav Beer: Sam Adams, Guiness
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: I went to my first game in 4th grade in the mid 90's. Seeing all the players like Ray Bourque up close was pretty cool. I instantly became addicted to the intensity of the sport. I have been a diehard fan every since and started playing hockey not too long after that.
How long I have been a B's fan: Really since birth but didn't start following the team until around 13 years ago
Origin of screen name: First letter of my first name and then my last name. Not very creative I know.
Jerseys owned: Home jersey with no name on the back, and a Lucic black ice jersey
Fav current Bruins: Bergeron, Marchand, Seidenburg, McQuiad
Fav non Bruins players: Marty Brodeur, Johnathan Quick
Fav movies: The Departed, Gladiator, Inception
Music: Techno, rock
Hobbies: Hockey, Soccer, Football
Fav food: Chicken Parmesan
Fav beer: not a beer guy
Fav Bruin moment/how i became a fan: this isn't how i became a fan but in the Stanley cup playoffs can't remember which game but it was home. When Milan Lucic got flipped over right in front of the bench, when the guy stood up Tyler Seguin squirted him in the face with his water bottle lol.
How long i have been a B's fan: Almost 3 years.
Origin of my screen name: well as you know Patrice Bergeron's number is 37. Who i may have a heterosexual man crush for. just saying, that guys is an amazing player
Jerseys owned: Bergeron home jersey, Thomas home jersey
Fav All time Bruins: I never watched the Bs before '08 (unfortunately, if I could go back and time and tell my younger self a few things. . .). Whenever I see the clip of Bourque taking off his 7 jersey to reveal the 77 jersey, my eyes tear up, and what I have seen of Neely's play makes me envious of people that did get to watch him play back in the day. . .
Fav Current Bruins: Tim Thomas, Chris Kelly, Patrice Bergeron and the Merlot Line
Fav Non Bruin Players: Pavel Datsyuk
Fav Movies: The Big Lebowski, The Matrix, Groundhog Day, Ocean's Thirteen (remake), Resident Evil (all 4 movies)
Music: Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, TMBG, Fiona Apple
Hobbies: Comic books, my motorcycle and the Bruins
Fav food: blueberry pancakes, bacon, chocolate
Fav Beer: Haven't had a sip of an alcoholic beverage since 10/01/05, but when I did drink, it was Magic Hat #9
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: The first NHL game I ever saw was when I went to the Garden in April 2008 to see game 3 against the Habs. The atmosphere was just amazing. I didn't know the rules of the game and never saw a hockey game before, but my friend took the time to explain what off sides and icing was, and the fast pace and the intensity of it drew me in.
How long I have been a B's fan: Since that game in '08.
Origin of screen name: my online handle since AOL sometime in the 90s. . .
Jerseys owned: Tim Thomas winter classic, Gerry Cheevers (black), Dan Paille (white), Chris Kelly Sudbury Wolves GW, and Dan Paille merlot line practice jersey (player worn during 2010-2011 season).
Favorite current Bruin(s): Boychuk, Ference, Lucic, Marchand, McQuaid, Rask
Favorite all-time Bruin(s): Orr, Bourque, Joe Thornton
Favorite non-Bruin players: Marty St. Louis, Joe Thornton, Claude Giroux, Henrik Lundqvist
Movies: The Departed, Slapshot, BASEketball, The 25th Hour, The Basketball Diaries, Almost Famous, Wayne's World 1&2, Into The Wild, Elizabethtown, Kids, Friday Night Lights, Thelma & Louise, Fight Club, American History X, Rounders, Home Alone 1&2.
I love movies. My full list is riduculous.
Music: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Explosions in the Sky, Foo Fighters, Tupac, Biggie, The Tragically Hip, Elton John, The Eagles, Neil Young, Thursday, Matt Good, City and Colour, Propagandhi, The Stones... I could go on forever and ever. Lol.
Hobbies: Writing, ball hockey, running, board games, hiking, camping, etc.
Fav food: Thai
Fav Beer: Alexander Keith's. Yes, I am a true Scotian.
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: Anything related to watching with my dad growing up. Obviously seeing them win the cup last year was amazing and seeing their exhibit at the HHOF last month was amazing. Seeig Bourque win the cup with the Avs was also a huge deal to my dad and I.
I became a fan through inheritance from my dad.
How long I have been a B's fan: Since I was in the womb.
Origin of screen name: Self explanatory - My name and my favorite players name.
Jerseys owned: Black Lucic, black Orr, black Marchand, away jersey and alternate jersey.
Music: Almost every genre but, favorite bands are Led Zeppelin (all time) Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Black Keys to name some main ones
Hobbies: hockey, pc games, reading, biking
Fav food: Steak, most kind of meat, lobster, pizza
Fav Beer: Blue Moon, other wheat beers
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: Watched games as a kid and when I was 4 I remember being amazed suddenly at Neely crushing someone along the boards (too young to remember) and getting away with it, I think that's when I decided I loved hockey and that it was the best sport. Just grew from there
How long I have been a B's fan: for as long as I can remember but especially age 4 and on ward
Origin of screen name: kind of a medly of me liking Jared Knight as a prospect and (hopefully) future bruin and feeling like a protector and big fan of Boston/new England history culture. I love it here
Jerseys owned: Ray Bourque avalanche jersey, Lucic Winter classic jersey and a custom one with my name on it that my sister sent me pretty recently actually don't have many jerseys but I also have a framed Thomas with the cup photo, a huge Stanley cup champions framed photo with a cherry frame, main picture is game 6 of the finals - a panoramic view of the garden, team photo, cut outs from Thomas's game net and pictures of chara and Thomas on either side lifting the cup.
I also have a piece of the glass from the mike van ryn hit that Lucic signed.
Fav Beer: Budweiser is the beer I select when I'm travel out of Norway. Have some norwegian kind of beer as my first choice though
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: My fav. moment is the Stanley Cup finals last year. This is how I became a fan: It started with PJ Axelsson (I have some family ties to Sweden, so I have watched a lot of swedish hockey in my life) coming over to Boston. From there the interest for the Bruins just grow, and today I'm watching the Bruins every chance i have. The time zones makes it difficult at times though.
How long I have been a B's fan: Since the late 90'.
Origin of screen name: Since I'm from Norway, I made it simple. "86" is the year I was born.
Fav All time Bruins: Orr, Neely, Bourque, Sweeney, Moog, Oates
Fav Current Bruins: Bergeron, Quaider, Ference, Horton, Lucic
Fav Non Bruin Players: Messier, Roenick, Robetaille, Irbe
Fav Movies: Dirty Gun, Cant hardly wait, cool hand luke, dumb and dumber, the big lebowski, one night in paris
Music: whatever I can tap my feet too
Hobbies: slice ice, lift stuff, party
Fav food: chicken cajun pasta... and the factory burrito
Fav Beer: coors light to play games... sam summer to get drunk
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: My dad (rip) took me to the Mount St. Charles hockey rink when I was 5. He asked me if I wanted to "do this". I said yes. He took his Bruins hat off of his head and put it on mine. I was a die hard who played the game ever since.
How long I have been a B's fan: see above
Origin of screen name: Best bucket design ever
Jerseys owned: 2 blank (early 90's era home and away) and a modern day Lucic Home
Name: Jaclyn Nickname: Jaci (Jackie)
Location: Cambridge, MA
Fav current Bruins: Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand
Fav all-time Bruins: Adam Oates (first favorite player), Ray Bourque, Nick Boynton
Fav non-bruins: Dustin Brown, Claude Giroux, Dennis Wideman, Mark Stuart
Movies: Slap Shot, Miracle, Good Will Hunting, The Hangover, Finding Nemo, Tangled, any Audrey Hepburn movie
Music: Pop, Country, Oldies
Hobbies/Interests: Hockey, reading, writing, photography, cooking, shopping
Fav Beer: Coors Light, Sam Adams Summer, Blue Moon, Corona
Fav Alcohol: flavored vodka, Parrot Bay coconut rum
Fav Food: Italian
How long I have been a B's fan: Since the 96-97 season
How I became a Bruins fan: I think hockey is in the family genes, my mother was at the '70 Cup game. My first Bruins game was a preseason game at "The FleetCenter" in 1996 and loved hockey from that moment.
Fav Bruins moment: June 15, 2011, Cup parade, every Game 7 win, Bruins game in Nashville in 2011, back to back road games in San Jose and LA in March 2003, the 1999 NHL draft in Boston.
Worst Bruins moment: every Game 7 loss since 2003, Tim Taylor's skate in the crease, Rome's hit on Horton
Jerseys owned: third Wideman, white Kobasew, blank white, black & Winter Classic, 4 game-worn Boynton, vintage Boynton, 3 game-worn Alberts, white Thornton 19 & 6.
Origin of screen name: my website name with Girl instead of Fan
Seeing as I've been absent for a while. I thought I would update my information as I'm trying to make an attempt to visit more often.
Location: Currently Rio Rancho, NM...formerly Stoughton, MA
Fav current Bruins: David Krejci
Fav all-time Bruins: Bobby Orr, Cam Neely
Fav non-bruins: Dustin Brown, Claude Giroux, Zach Parise
Movies: Anything funny
Music: Anything that gets me to tap my feet
Hobbies/Interests: Hockey and Photography
Fav Beer: Bud Light and whatever else gets me drunk
Fav Alcohol: Redbull Vodka
Fav Food: Food
How long I have been a B's fan: Hmmm, since the late 80's
How I became a Bruins fan: Asked my father who his favorite team was. He said the Bruins. I said "me too"
Fav Bruins moment: June 15, 2011 watching them win the cup. Even though I had recently moved away and couldn't enjoy it with the guys I went to games with for so long.
Worst Bruins moment: 2008 Playoffs. Game 7, after the awesome game 6.
Jerseys owned: Too many to count.
Origin of screen name: Hockey Guy 14. 14 being my playing number.
Location: WV, but born and raised in Worcester, MA
Fav All time Bruins: Joe Thorton, because he's really the only one I ever knew about (I never followed hockey as a kid)
Fav Current Bruins: All of them, but since I started getting into hockey more recently, I like Seguin
Fav Non Bruin Players: Jarome Iginla, Martin Brodeur, and Joe Thorton
Fav Movies: Toom any to pick one, but I love The Departed
Music: Classic rock, 90's punk, and underground hip-hop. I like AC/DC, Airbourne, Immortal technique, Hopsin, Jedi Mind Tricks, Sum 41, etc.
Hobbies: Football and Kickboxing. I play college football, am an amateur kickboxer, and played basketball and baseball from kindergarten to middle school. Wanted to play hockey, but 3 sports was too much as it was
Fav food: Lots of foods, but I like shrimp
Fav Beer: I don't drink/smoke/do drugs. Straight-edge, and it shows when I don't get gassed as easily on the field as drug users and beer gut warriors.
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: Always went to Bruins and ice Cats games when I was a kid and loved them. I've never been a hardcore fan, mostly because I never played and never learned the rules of the game, but I want to become a hardcore fan.
How long I have been a B's fan: I dunno, not that long.
Origin of screen name: My HS football team's mascot and my jersey number
Jerseys owned: None. I want to get a Lucic or Seguin jersey. Probably Lucic since he's a fighter and I'm a kickboxer
Fav Current Bruins: Lucic, Krejci, Bergeron, Seguin, Marchand, Thomas, and McQuaid.
Fav Non Bruin Players: Ryder, Parise, Iginla, Ryan, Quick, Stamkos, St. Louis.
Fav Movies: Will Ferrell movies.
Music: As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, For Today.
Fav food: Chinese.
Fav Beer: Don't drink.
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: through an old buddy when I was around 12.
How long I have been a B's fan: 8.
Origin of screen name: Bruins fan born in 89.
Jerseys owned: 3rd Logo Blank.
I also have Krejci, Chara, Lucic, Horton, Bergeron, Seguin, Marchand, Thornton, Ference, McQuaid, Recchi, Thomas, Sturm, Stuart, Wheeler, Ryder, and Boychuk autographed 3rd logo pucks.
Fav All time Bruins: Bourque, my step-father talked about him like a god when I was much younger.
Fav Current Bruins: Bergeron, Thornton, Chara, Seids...
Fav Non Bruin Players: Quick, Giroux, Callahan...
Fav Movies: Die Hard, LOTR, Zombieland, Shaun of the Dead
Music: Alt Rock
Hobbies: EMT, Gaming
Fav food: Warm and I didn't have to cook it.
Fav Beer: I like hard ciders and whiskey.
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: I guess I was a fan and didn't know it since my first game at the Garden. I can't even remember exactly how old I was, maybe 10 or 11. We lost to the Islanders... Ugh.
Recently, the Thornton penalty shot I was sitting in section 329 for. What a beauty.
How long I have been a B's fan: Yesterday.... no seriously, I am a band wagon fan who fell in love with this game and team and I am okay with that.
Favorite Current Bruins: Bergeron, Chara, and so many more
Favorite Non Bruins: Modano, Sakic, P. Kane, Doughty,
Movies: Any Adam Sandler
Music: All over the place
Hobbies: Hockey, Golf, PS3
Favorite Beer: Molson Canadian
Favorite Food: Lasagna
How I Became a Bruins Fan: Mostly just loved the Canadians on the team and never turned back.
Favorite Bruin Moment: The year we won the cup....2011
Worst Bruin Moment: Getting on the bus each year after Boston lost to Edmonton in the finals....1988-1989
Winter Classics Bergeron, Lucic and Krejci
White Chara, Samsonov
Black Thomas with Stanley Cup patch, Seguin, Bergeron, Bourque
Black Ice Thomas
Colorado Avs Bourque
Quebec Nordiques Sakic
Green North Stars Modano
Red P. Kane with Stanley Cup Patch
AND A RIDICULOUS AMOUNT OF HATS!!!!!!!!!
Origin of Screen Name: BergyWho37, the Who is because no one seems to notice him besides us Bruins fans.
Fav Movies: Wedding Crashers, Departed, The Town, Hangover, Shawshank Redemption
Music: Tragically Hip, Black Keys, AC/DC
Fav food: Spaghetti
Fav Beer: Schooner
Fav Bruin moment/how I became a fan: Obviously the Cup in 2011, Thomas running over Sedin, Ryder's save, Horton's goal(s), Lucic's goal to seal the Flyers series.. Would have been different 2 years ago but nothing compares to the run in 2011. Became a fan because of my Dad, and he became a fan because of Bobby Orr.
How long I have been a B's fan: forever
Origin of screen name: pretty self-explanatory
Jerseys owned: None, I think it's pointless. Own a Neely throwback t-shirt and countless hoodies and hats.