Since their founding in 1924, the Boston Bruins have consistently boasted an outstanding defensive corps. For nearly a century, the Bruins have forged their big, bad reputation on the blue line.
An astonishing 16 hall of famers have held down the fort in Boston's defensive zone, and Bruins defenders have claimed a league high 14 James Norris Memorial Trophies.
The Bruins have retired the jersey numbers of four legendary defenseman, but many more are deserving of recognition for their tremendous achievements.
Lets take a look at some of the best Bruins defensemen of all time.