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Adams, a grocery chain tycoon from Vermont, held a contest to name his NHL club, laying down several ground rules. One was that the basic colors of the team be brown with yellow trim, the color scheme of his Brookside stores. The name of the team would preferably relate to an untamed animal embodied with size, strength, agility, ferocity and cunning, while also in the color brown category. He received dozens of entries, none of which were to his satisfaction until his secretary came upon the idea of “Bruins”.
Adams, who remained president of the club until 1936, when he turned the reins over to his son Weston, made perhaps his smartest move in naming Art Ross to the positions of General Manager and coach.
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The next stretch of the Bruins history to date from 1940 1969 began on an upbeat note with consecutive first place finishes and one Stanley Cup (1941) and ended with an optimistic outlook with the coming of age of Bobby Orr. In between, however, Bruins fans were treated to a roller coaster ride of inconsistency as the team did not qualify for the playoffs in 11 of those 30 seasons, including an eight year stretch between 1959 60 and 1966 67.
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World War II intervened in the early ’40s with Schmidt, Bauer and Dumart enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force and Brimsek and Conacher leaving as well to join the war effort. Although the Bruins made it to the Cup finals in 1943, the remaining part of the decade was unrewarding with Dit Clapper’s retirement on February 12, 1947 after becoming the first player to play 20 seasons in the league and Bauer retiring as well at the end of the 1946 47 season.
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