Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/6/11

WINDSOR, ON - JANUARY 20: Head Coach Bobby Orr of Team Orr watches the play on ice during the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects game against Team Cherry on January 20, 2010 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario. Team Cherry defeated Team Orr 4-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
The Boston Bruins opened their 2011-12 NHL season like they closed the previous season: Skating the Stanley Cup, as the teammates passed it around like they had on the ice in Vancouver back in June. (Sorry, Joe Corvo.) Now, there was a lot to love about the Bruins' opening ceremony, which stretched over 30 minutes before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers: The hugs and congratulations between the 1972 champs and the current champs — including Bobby Orr and Zdeno Chara. Owner Jeremy Jacobs saying "let's get this damn thing up there" in reference to the Bruins' Stanley Cup banner, adding that there's room for another one. The ceremonial jacket from the playoff run being given to Mark Recchi. But this Cup skate … we're iffy on it. In the Bruins' defense, it's basically the same roster that won the Cup, and they never had a chance to skate it on their own home ice last postseason. But it was also a bit much. Raise the banner, give the speeches, be done with it. You skate the Cu...
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