The city's flag.

Boston is a city of Massachusetts, United States. Located in the Suffolk County, Boston is home to 599,351 people (2007); the Cambridge–Boston-Quincy metropolitan area, of which Boston is the center, has a population of 4.5 million.

Hockey in Boston[edit | edit source]

2010 NHL Winter Classic


Frozen Fenway

NCAA Frozen Four

1960 held at Boston Arena
1963 held at McHugh Forum
1972, 1973, 1974 held atBoston Garden
1998 & 2004 held at Fleet Center
2015 held at TD Garden

2009 Women's Frozen Four held at Agganis Arena

1999 NHL Entry Draft

NHL All-Star Game

1971 held at Boston Garden
1996 held at Fleet Center

ECAC Tournament (semi-finals and final)

The Boston Arena hosted the Mens Tournament from 1962 to 1966
The Boston Garden hosted the event from 1967 to 1992

Hockey East Tournament Championship (1987, 1989 and 1991 to present)

The 1989 final was held at Kelley Rink on the campus of Boston College
The 1987 and 1991 through 1995 game was held at Boston Garden
From 1996 to present the games have been held at the TD Garden

Teams[edit | edit source]

United States Amateur Hockey Association (1920-1925) folded
Empire Junior Hockey League (2006-Present)
American Hockey League (1971-1974) ceased operations, rights eventually renewed as Moncton Hawks in 1987
Canadian-American Hockey League (1934-1935) renamed Bruins
National Hockey League (1924-present)
Canadian-American Hockey League (1935-1936) folded
International Junior Hockey League (2009-2011) had teams at several levels in league
Eastern Junior Hockey League (1999-Present)
Eastern States Hockey League and Empire Junior Hockey League (2006-Present)
  • Boston Jr. Bulldogs
Atlantic Junior Hockey League (2004-2012) renamed Boston Jr. Rangers when sold
Atlantic Junior Hockey League (2012-Present)
Eastern Junior Hockey League (2007-2009) sold, became Philadelphia Revolution

Eastern Junior Hockey League (1998-2007) renamed Jr. Shamrocks

Canadian-American Hockey League (1931-1933) renamed Tiger Cubs
United States Amateur Hockey Association (1923-1925) withdrew to play as an independent
United States Amateur Hockey Association (1923-1925) disbanded
Provincial Senior League (1937-1970) join Eastern Amateur Hockey League
Eastern Amateur Hockey League (1940-1948) join Quebec Senior Hockey League play in both leagues
Quebec Senior Hockey League (1947-December 1, 1948) withdraw to Eastern Amateur Hockey League
Eastern Amateur Hockey League (1949-1952) become Washington Lions
United States Amateur Hockey Association (1921-1922) withdrew
United States Amateur Hockey Association (1920-1921) withdrew
Canadian-American Hockey League (1933-1934) renamed Bruin Cubs
Canadian-American Hockey League (1926-1931) renamed Cubs
United States Amateur Hockey Association (1921-1922) withdrew
North East Professional Hockey League (2009) withdrew before playing any games
Eastern Junior Hockey League (1993-1998) sold, renamed Boston Harbor Wolves
  • "Boston"
Original Stars Hockey League (2004-2004) league folded after 2 games, "Boston" played 1 game, all games were to be held in Canada
World Hockey Association (1972-1974) leave Boston, temporarily play in West Springfield, MA at the the Big E Coliseum, while waiting for completion of Hartford Civic Center, which opened in January 1975.

Women's[edit | edit source]

Canadian Women's Hockey League (2010-Present)

Collegiate-division 1 Men's[edit | edit source]

Boston College Eagles

ECAC (1962-1984) Hockey East (1984-Present)

Boston University Terriers

ECAC (1962-1984) Hockey East (1984-Present)

Harvard Crimson

(ECAC (1962-Present)

Northeastern Huskies

(ECAC (1962-1984) Hockey East (1984-Present)

Arenas[edit | edit source]

Outdoor hockey at Harvard Stadium (source: Harvard University Archives

Players[edit | edit source]

Neighbourhoods[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

Green Line Rivalry

1978 Beanpot

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

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