Boston Bruins playoff history

Playoff Appearances: 64
Overall Playoff Record: 252-272-6
Stanley Cup Championships: 1971-72, 1969-70, 1940-41, 1938-39,
                           1928-29

2009 -- defeated Montreal, 4-0, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals
        lost to Carolina, 4-3, Eastern Conf. semifinals

2008 -- lost to Montreal, 4-3, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

2004 -- lost to Montreal, 4-3, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

2003 -- lost to New Jersey, 4-1, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

2002 -- lost to Montreal, 4-2, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

1999 -- defeated Carolina, 4-2, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals
        lost to Buffalo, 4-2, Eastern Conf. semifinals

1998 -- lost to Washington, 4-2, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

1996 -- lost to Florida, 4-1, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

1995 -- lost to New Jersey, 4-1, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals

1994 -- defeated Montreal, 4-3, Eastern Conf. quarterfinals
        lost to New Jersey, 4-2, Eastern Conf. semifinals

1993 -- lost to Buffalo, 4-0, Adams Division semifinals

1992 -- defeated Buffalo, 4-3, Adams Division semifinals
        defeated Montreal, 4-0, Adams Division finals
        lost to Pittsburgh, 4-0, Wales Conference finals

1991 -- defeated Hartford, 4-2, Adams Division semifinals
        defeated Montreal, 4-3, Adams Division finals
        lost to Pittsburgh, 4-2, Wales Conference finals

1990 -- defeated Hartford, 4-3, Adams Division semifinals
        defeated Montreal, 4-1, Adams Division finals
        defeated Washington, 4-0, Wales Conference finals
        lost to Edmonton, 4-1, Stanley Cup Finals

1989 -- defeated Buffalo, 4-1, Adams Division semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-1, Adams Division finals

1988 -- defeated Buffalo, 4-2, Adams Division semifinals
        defeated Montreal, 4-1, Adams Division finals
        defeated New Jersey, 4-3, Wales Conference finals
        lost to Edmonton, 4-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1987 -- lost to Montreal, 4-0, Adams Division semifinals

1986 -- lost to Montreal, 3-0, Adams Division semifinals

1985 -- lost to Montreal, 3-2, Adams Division semifinals

1984 -- lost to Montreal, 3-0, Adams Division semifinals

1983 -- defeated Quebec, 3-1, Adams Division semifinals
        defeated Buffalo, 4-3, Adams Division finals
        lost to NY Islanders, 4-2, Wales Conference finals

1982 -- defeated Buffalo, 3-1 Adams Division semifinals
        lost to Quebec, 4-3, Adams Division finals

1981 -- lost to Minnesota, 3-0, preliminary round

1980 -- defeated Pittsburgh, 3-2, preliminary round
        lost to NY Islanders, 4-2, quarterfinals

1979 -- defeated Pittsburgh, 4-0, quarterfinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-3, semifinals

1978 -- defeated Chicago, 4-0, quarterfinals
        defeated Philadelphia, 4-1, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-2, Stanley Cup Finals

1977 -- defeated Los Angeles, 4-2, quarterfinals
        defeated Philadelphia, 4-0, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1976 -- defeated Los Angeles, 4-3, quarterfinals
        lost to Philadelphia, 4-1, semifinals

1975 -- lost to Chicago, 2-1, preliminary round

1974 -- defeated Toronto, 4-0, quarterfinals
        defeated Chicago, 4-2, semifinals
        lost to Philadelphia, 4-2, Stanley Cup Finals

1973 -- lost to NY Rangers, 4-1, quarterfinals

1972 -- defeated Toronto, 4-1, quarterfinals
        defeated St. Louis, 4-0, semifinals
        defeated NY Rangers, 4-2, Stanley Cup Finals

1971 -- lost to Montreal, 4-3, quarterfinals

1970 -- defeated NY Rangers, 4-2, quarterfinals
        defeated Chicago, 4-0, semifinals
        defeated St. Louis, 4-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1969 -- defeated Toronto, 4-0, quarterfinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-2, semifinals

1968 -- lost to Montreal, 4-0, quarterfinals

1959 -- lost to Toronto, 4-3, semifinals

1958 -- defeated NY Rangers, 4-2, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-2, Stanley Cup Finals

1957 -- defeated Detroit, 4-1, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-1, Stanley Cup Finals

1955 -- lost to Montreal, 4-1, semifinals

1954 -- lost to Montreal, 4-0, semifinals

1953 -- defeated Detroit, 4-2, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-1, Stanley Cup Finals

1952 -- lost to Montreal, 4-3, semifinals

1951 -- lost to Toronto, 4-1, semifinals

1949 -- lost to Toronto, 4-1, semifinals

1948 -- lost to Toronto, 4-1, semifinals

1947 -- lost to Montreal, 4-1, semifinals

1946 -- defeated Detroit, 4-1 semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 4-1, Stanley Cup Finals

1945 -- lost to Detroit, 4-3, semifinals

1943 -- defeated Montreal, 4-1, semifinals
        lost to Detroit, 4-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1942 -- lost to Detroit, 2-0, quarterfinals

1941 -- defeated Toronto, 4-3, semifinals
        defeated Detroit, 4-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1940 -- lost to NY Rangers, 4-2, semifinals

1939 -- defeated NY Rangers, 4-3, semifinals
        defeated Toronto, 4-1, Stanley Cup Finals

1938 -- lost to Toronto, 3-0, semifinals

1937 -- lost to Montreal Maroons, 2-1, quarterfinals

1936 -- lost to Toronto, 8-6, in total goals, quarterfinals

1935 -- lost to Toronto, 3-1, semifinals

1933 -- lost to Toronto, 3-2, semifinals

1931 -- lost to Montreal, 3-2, semifinals

1930 -- defeated Montreal Maroons, 3-1, semifinals
        lost to Montreal, 2-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1929 -- defeated Montreal, 3-0, semifinals
        defeated NY Rangers, 2-0, Stanley Cup Finals

1928 -- lost to NY Rangers, 5-2, in total goals, quarterfinals

1927 -- defeated Chicago, 10-5, in total goals, quarterfinals
        defeated NY Rangers, 3-1, in total goals, semifinals
        lost to Ottawa, 7-3, in total goals, Stanley Cup Finals