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Boston Garden
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Opened November 17, 1928
Closed September 28, 1995
Demolished March 1998
Other Names Boston Madison Square Garden
Tenants Boston Bruins (1928-1995)
Boston Celtics (1946-1995)
New England Whalers (1973-1974)

Boston Garden was an arena in Boston, Massachusetts. Designed by boxing promoter Tex Rickard, who also built the third iteration of New York's Madison Square Garden, it opened on November 17, 1928 as "Boston Madison Square Garden" (later shortened to just "Boston Garden") and outlived its original namesake by 30 years. It was above North Station, a train station which was originally a hub for the Boston and Maine Railroad and is now a hub for MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak trains.

The Garden hosted home games for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA), as well as rock concerts, amateur sports, boxing and professional wrestling matches, circuses, and ice shows. Boston Garden was demolished in 1998, three years after the completion of its new successor arena, TD Garden.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Hockey League 1928-29 Boston Bruins Program
1929-30 Boston Bruins Program
1930-31 Boston Bruins Program
1931-32 Boston Bruins Program
1932-33 Boston Bruins Program
1933-34 Boston Bruins Program
1934-35 Boston Bruins Program
1937-38 Boston Bruins Program
1939-40 Boston Bruins Program
1943-44 Boston Bruins Program
1944-45 Boston Bruins Program
1946-47 Boston Bruins Program
1948-49 Boston Bruins Program
1949-50 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1949-50 Boston Celtics Program
March 2, 1951 Eastern Division vs. Western Division NBA All-Star Game Program
February 11, 1952 Eastern Division vs. Western Division NBA All-Star Game Program
National Hockey League 1952-53 Boston Bruins Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1951-52 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1953-54 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1953-54 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1953-54 Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1954-55 Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1954-55 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1955-56 Boston Bruins Program
National Hockey League 1956-57 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1956-57 Boston Celtics Program
January 15, 1957 Eastern Division vs. Western Division NBA All-Star Game Program
1956-57 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1957-58 Boston Bruins Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1958-59 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1958-59 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1958-59 Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup Finals Program
National Basketball Association 1958-59 Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Program
National Hockey League 1959-60 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1959-60 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association 1959-60 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1960-61 Boston Bruins Program
National Hockey League 1961-62 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1960-61 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association 1960-61 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association 1961-62 Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Program
National Hockey League 1962-63 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1962-63 Boston Celtics Program (1 • 2 • 3)
National Basketball Association 1962-63 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1963-64 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1963-64 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association January 14, 1964 Eastern Division vs. Western Division NBA All-Star Game Program
National Basketball Association 1963-64 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1964-65 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1964-65 Boston Celtics Program (1 • 2)
National Basketball Association 1964-65 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1965-66 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1965-66 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association 1965-66 Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Program
National Hockey League 1966-67 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1966-67 Boston Celtics Regular Season (1 • 2)
National Basketball Association 1966-67 Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1967-68 Boston Bruins Program (1 • 2)
National Basketball Association 1967-68 Boston Celtics Regular Season (1 • 2)
National Basketball Association 1967-68 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1967-68 Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1968-69 Boston Bruins Program (1 • 2)
National Basketball Association 1968-69 Boston Celtics Program
National Basketball Association 1968-69 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1969-70 Boston Bruins Program
National Hockey League 1969-70 Boston Bruins Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1969-70 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1970-71 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1970-71 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League January 17, 1971 East Division vs. West Division NHL All-Star Game Program
National Hockey League 1971-72 Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1971-72 Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1972-73 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association 1972-73 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1972-73 Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1973-74 Boston Celtics Program
National Hockey League 1973-74 Boston Bruins Postseason Program
National Basketball Association 1973-74 Boston Celtics Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1976-77 Boston Bruins Postseason Program
National Hockey League 1979-80 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association February 8, 1981 Boston Celtics vs. San Diego Clippers Program
National Hockey League 1982-83 Boston Bruins Program
National Hockey League 1991-92 Boston Bruins Program
National Hockey League 1992-93 Boston Bruins Program
National Basketball Association April 21, 1995 Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks Program


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