The Boston Bruins are a professional hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The team plays in the Atlantic Division, which is part of the Eastern Conference. The team's uniform colors are black, gold, and white, and they currently play their home games at the TD Garden arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
What Is the Boston Bruins Goal Song?
As of the start of the Boston Bruins 2019 hockey season, the song TKernkraft 400 by Zombie Nation is the song that is played when the team enters the ice at the beginning of period and when they score a goal. This song became the song of choice during the team's 2011 Stanley Cup Championship run.
Prior to hKernkraft 400, the song Rock and Roll Part 2 by Gary Glitter was played after each goal. This song was used from the year 2000 to 2011. From the time of inception, the Boston Bruins used the song Ca C'est Paris, better known as Paree by fans and the team. This song was played when the team took the ice and scored a goal. Even from the years 2000 to 2011, this song was still played when the team took the ice.
Who Wrote the Boston Bruins Goal Song?
Kernkraft 400 is an electronic music mix created by Florian Senfter, Emmanuel Guenther, and David Whittaker. The song was produced by Zombie Nation, under the Gigolo label. The song was originally released in March of 1999. The song has two remix editions that were performed by DJ Gius.
Do Fans Like the Boston Bruins Goal Song?
There aren't any major complaints about the current Boston Bruins goal song. However, in 2016, there was an attempt by a fan to petition for a new song. The song he proposed was a remix that combined both oParee and Kernkraft 400. From the information available online about this petition, it was not a success. There were only 14 people supporting the petition.
There is a version of the proposed song available for listening on YouTube and is titled #WeWantParee Bruins Goal Song.
Have the Boston Bruins Ever Won the Stanley Cup?
The Stanley Cup Championship has been won by the Boston Bruins six times in the years 1929, 1939, 1941, 1970, 1972, and 2011. In their first Stanley Cup win, in 1929, the Bruins beat the New York Rangers.
The Bruins hold an NHL record for having the most consecutive playoff appearances, which totaled 29 between the years 1968 and 1996. During their latest Stanley Cup appearance, in 2011, the Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks in the seventh game. They returned to the Stanley Cup playoffs again the following year but were eliminated in the sixth game.
History of the Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins were established in 1924 and were the first American team in the NHL. It didn't take long for the Bruins to take their stand in the league and won their first Stanley Cup in their fourth season. The team's home arena was Boston Arena, and they played their first game there on December 1, 1924.
In 1928, the Bruins started playing their home games at Boston Garden. They didn't start out well in their new home. They lost the first game of the season to the Canadiens but then went on that same season to win the Stanley Cup.
The Bruins said goodbye to Boston Garden at the end of the 1994-95 season and started a new era at TD Garden. Today, the Bruins have won six Stanley Cup titles, and both its players and the team itself hold several league records.