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Jan. 4, 1983

Jan. 4, 1983 The Bruins announced that Terry O’Reilly would miss the remainder of the season after having two surgical procedures on his left knee. There was no word as to whether O’Reilly hopped out of bed and tangled with the surgeon after learning that his season was over. O’Reilly’s season ended as it began – with pure frustration. He had bumped referee Andy Van Hellemond during the playoffs that spring and served his 10-game suspension to open the season. You May Have Missed... Fresh Content Direct to Your Inbox Subscribe ...

January 5, 2023|Categories: Bruins, History|Tags: , |0 Comments

August 26, 1962

August 26, 1962 Remember when important national tennis tournaments occasionally stopped by the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill? Remember when tennis players were willing to mix it up, in the drop-the-gloves sense? Actually, that should be in the Terry O’Reilly-Rangers fan sense. At the 1962 National Doubles Championships, Dennis Ralston and Chuck McKinley defeated Boro Jovanovic and Nikola Pilic in a semifinal match. While serving in the final game, Ralston was called for a foot fault by the linesman, which he argued down to a let called by the umpire, who ordered to serve. A heckler ...

August 26, 2022|Categories: History|Tags: , |0 Comments
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