Biggest All Time Boston Bruins Comebacks

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What is the biggest Boston Bruins comeback of all time?

The largest comeback in Boston Bruins history is 5 goals. The Bruins were trailing 1-6 in the 2nd period against the California Golden Seals on Feb 23, 1972, and came back and won the game 8-6.

Biggest Boston Bruins Comebacks

Date Opponent Goal Deficit Final Score
1 Wed, Feb 23, 1972 @ California Golden Seals 5 1-6, 2nd 8-6
2 Thu, Apr 20, 1995 @ Ottawa Senators 4 0-4, 2nd 6-5
Tue, Mar 27, 1984 @ Quebec Nordiques 4 0-4, 2nd 6-4
Tue, Feb 20, 1973 @ Vancouver Canucks 4 0-4, 1st 7-6
5 Tue, Nov 1, 2022 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 3 2-5, 2nd 6-5
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 @ Washington Capitals 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Tue, Mar 13, 2018 @ Carolina Hurricanes 3 1-4, 3rd 6-4
Mon, May 13, 2013 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 3 1-4, 3rd 5-4
Sat, Oct 10, 2009 vs New York Islanders 3 0-3, 3rd 4-3
Thu, Mar 15, 2007 vs Washington Capitals 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Dec 3, 2005 @ Edmonton Oilers 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Mar 20, 2004 vs Tampa Bay Lightning 3 0-3, 1st 5-4
Sat, Oct 18, 2003 @ Los Angeles Kings 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Mar 8, 1997 @ Tampa Bay Lightning 3 1-4, 2nd 6-4
Sat, Oct 12, 1996 @ San Jose Sharks 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Mar 18, 1995 vs New York Islanders 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Mon, Mar 23, 1992 vs San Jose Sharks 3 3-6, 3rd 7-6
Tue, Feb 5, 1991 vs Edmonton Oilers 3 1-4, 2nd 6-5
Sat, Oct 27, 1990 vs Chicago Blackhawks 3 0-3, 3rd 5-4
Wed, Apr 11, 1990 @ Hartford Whalers 3 2-5, 3rd 6-5
Sat, Nov 18, 1989 vs New Jersey Devils 3 1-4, 2nd 6-4
Thu, Apr 6, 1989 vs Buffalo Sabres 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Mar 21, 1987 vs Los Angeles Kings 3 2-5, 2nd 8-6
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 vs St. Louis Blues 3 0-3, 1st 6-5
Sat, Feb 22, 1986 @ Edmonton Oilers 3 1-4, 1st 6-5
Sun, Apr 14, 1985 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 1-4, 2nd 7-6
Thu, Feb 7, 1985 vs Hartford Whalers 3 0-3, 1st 7-5
Tue, Apr 5, 1983 vs Quebec Nordiques 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Oct 9, 1982 @ Hartford Whalers 3 1-4, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Mar 21, 1981 vs Calgary Flames 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Feb 9, 1978 @ Detroit Red Wings 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Wed, Feb 13, 1974 @ California Golden Seals 3 1-4, 1st 9-6
Sun, Dec 22, 1968 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 1-4, 2nd 7-5
Wed, Mar 6, 1968 @ Chicago Black Hawks 3 0-3, 2nd 5-3
Wed, Oct 14, 1959 @ New York Rangers 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Jan 4, 1958 @ New York Rangers 3 1-4, 3rd 7-4
Sun, Feb 1, 1953 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 0-3, 2nd 4-3
Wed, Jan 15, 1947 vs Chicago Black Hawks 3 0-3, 1st 6-3
Sun, Mar 21, 1943 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 0-3, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Jan 16, 1943 vs New York Rangers 3 1-4, 2nd 7-5
Sun, Jan 12, 1941 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 2-5, 2nd 7-5
Tue, Mar 24, 1931 vs Montreal Canadiens 3 1-4, 3rd 5-4
Sat, Dec 4, 1926 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 3 0-3, 3rd 4-3
44 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 4-2
Sun, Apr 14, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 1st 6-5
Wed, Mar 27, 1996 @ Hartford Whalers 2 1-3, 2nd 6-5
Sat, Mar 9, 1996 vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sat, Jan 13, 1996 vs New Jersey Devils 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Thu, Nov 9, 1995 vs Ottawa Senators 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Apr 23, 1995 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 5-4
Sun, Apr 9, 1995 @ Buffalo Sabres 2 0-2, 2nd 6-5
Fri, Mar 24, 1995 @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Thu, Feb 23, 1995 @ New Jersey Devils 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Fri, Feb 17, 1995 @ Florida Panthers 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Tue, May 3, 1994 @ New Jersey Devils 2 1-3, 2nd 6-5
Fri, Feb 25, 1994 @ Winnipeg Jets 2 1-3, 1st 7-6
Thu, Jan 6, 1994 vs Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Mon, Dec 27, 1993 @ Ottawa Senators 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Dec 18, 1993 @ Tampa Bay Lightning 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Sun, Nov 7, 1993 @ Buffalo Sabres 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Oct 28, 1993 vs Ottawa Senators 2 0-2, 2nd 6-2
Sat, Feb 27, 1993 vs Washington Capitals 2 1-3, 1st 5-4
Sat, Dec 26, 1992 @ Hartford Whalers 2 0-2, 2nd 9-4
Sun, Oct 25, 1992 @ Vancouver Canucks 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Tue, Mar 31, 1992 @ Quebec Nordiques 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Wed, Jan 15, 1992 @ Hartford Whalers 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Jan 9, 1992 vs Quebec Nordiques 2 2-4, 2nd 5-4
Tue, Mar 26, 1991 @ Quebec Nordiques 2 1-3, 2nd 7-4
Mon, Nov 5, 1990 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sat, Mar 3, 1990 vs Chicago Blackhawks 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Thu, Nov 16, 1989 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Sat, Feb 18, 1989 @ Calgary Flames 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Jan 15, 1989 @ Washington Capitals 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Thu, Mar 24, 1988 vs Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Sat, Feb 27, 1988 vs Minnesota North Stars 2 1-3, 1st 7-4
Fri, Feb 12, 1988 @ Edmonton Oilers 2 1-3, 2nd 7-4
Sun, Dec 20, 1987 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Thu, Dec 17, 1987 vs Vancouver Canucks 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Thu, Dec 3, 1987 vs New York Rangers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Wed, Nov 18, 1987 @ Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Oct 18, 1987 @ Calgary Flames 2 3-5, 3rd 6-5
Sat, Feb 7, 1987 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 2-4, 2nd 8-5
Sat, Jan 17, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sat, Dec 13, 1986 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Mon, Nov 24, 1986 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Thu, Nov 13, 1986 vs Edmonton Oilers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Thu, Oct 16, 1986 @ Minnesota North Stars 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Dec 21, 1985 vs Minnesota North Stars 2 0-2, 2nd 5-2
Sun, Dec 1, 1985 vs New Jersey Devils 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Tue, Oct 29, 1985 @ New Jersey Devils 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Sun, Dec 30, 1984 @ Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Thu, Nov 8, 1984 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 1st 5-2
Thu, Oct 11, 1984 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Feb 4, 1984 vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 2-4, 2nd 8-5
Sun, Apr 24, 1983 vs Buffalo Sabres 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sat, Mar 5, 1983 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 1st 6-3
Thu, Feb 3, 1983 vs Quebec Nordiques 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Sat, Dec 11, 1982 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sat, Dec 4, 1982 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 6-4
Thu, Mar 11, 1982 vs Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 1st 7-4
Sat, Feb 20, 1982 @ Detroit Red Wings 2 3-5, 3rd 7-5
Thu, Feb 11, 1982 @ Minnesota North Stars 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Thu, Jan 14, 1982 vs New York Islanders 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Thu, Jan 7, 1982 vs Winnipeg Jets 2 0-2, 1st 8-6
Wed, Dec 23, 1981 @ Washington Capitals 2 1-3, 2nd 7-4
Sat, Dec 5, 1981 @ Quebec Nordiques 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Sat, Nov 21, 1981 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Feb 14, 1981 @ Los Angeles Kings 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Mon, Jan 12, 1981 vs Minnesota North Stars 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Oct 9, 1980 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 7-2
Sun, Dec 23, 1979 @ New York Rangers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Sun, Dec 9, 1979 vs Vancouver Canucks 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 1st 6-3
Sun, Mar 4, 1979 @ Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 1st 6-4
Fri, Jan 5, 1979 @ Colorado Rockies 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Wed, Jan 3, 1979 @ Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 vs Buffalo Sabres 2 0-2, 1st 6-4
Sun, Mar 5, 1978 vs Vancouver Canucks 2 0-2, 1st 6-3
Thu, Nov 10, 1977 vs Los Angeles Kings 2 0-2, 1st 5-2
Tue, Apr 26, 1977 @ Philadelphia Flyers 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Fri, Apr 15, 1977 @ Los Angeles Kings 2 3-5, 3rd 7-6
Sat, Mar 26, 1977 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 3-5, 3rd 7-5
Fri, Jan 21, 1977 @ Cleveland Barons 2 0-2, 3rd 5-2
Sun, Dec 19, 1976 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Sun, Oct 17, 1976 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Thu, Mar 18, 1976 @ Kansas City Scouts 2 0-2, 2nd 5-2
Sun, Jan 11, 1976 @ Washington Capitals 2 1-3, 2nd 7-4
Fri, Dec 26, 1975 @ Buffalo Sabres 2 1-3, 2nd 6-3
Sat, Dec 20, 1975 vs Buffalo Sabres 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Sun, Oct 26, 1975 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 7-3
Tue, Feb 25, 1975 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Thu, Dec 19, 1974 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 11-3
Sat, Nov 23, 1974 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 5-2
Sun, Mar 24, 1974 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 6-3
Sun, Jan 27, 1974 vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 1-3, 2nd 5-3
Fri, Jan 4, 1974 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sun, Apr 9, 1972 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Wed, Mar 8, 1972 @ Minnesota North Stars 2 2-4, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Jan 22, 1972 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 1st 8-5
Sun, Oct 24, 1971 @ Vancouver Canucks 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Feb 25, 1971 vs Vancouver Canucks 2 0-2, 2nd 8-3
Wed, Dec 30, 1970 @ Minnesota North Stars 2 0-2, 2nd 6-2
Fri, Dec 25, 1970 vs Pittsburgh Penguins 2 0-2, 1st 8-4
Sun, Oct 25, 1970 vs Philadelphia Flyers 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Mar 16, 1969 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 2nd 11-3
Sat, Mar 1, 1969 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 8-5
Sat, Jan 14, 1967 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Wed, Feb 16, 1966 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 2-4, 3rd 5-4
Sun, Feb 28, 1965 @ Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 2nd 5-4
Sun, Nov 29, 1964 @ Chicago Black Hawks 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Mar 25, 1962 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Thu, Oct 27, 1960 vs New York Rangers 2 1-3, 2nd 6-4
Sun, Mar 13, 1960 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sat, Jan 9, 1960 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sun, Oct 11, 1959 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 1st 8-4
Sat, Mar 21, 1959 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Thu, Feb 12, 1959 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 2-4, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Jan 31, 1959 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Mar 22, 1958 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 2-4, 2nd 8-5
Sun, Feb 2, 1958 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Sat, Jan 25, 1958 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Nov 24, 1956 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Thu, Jan 20, 1955 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sun, Feb 21, 1954 @ Chicago Black Hawks 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Sun, Jan 13, 1952 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 1-3, 2nd 5-4
Sat, Mar 29, 1947 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sun, Mar 16, 1947 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Sun, Dec 15, 1946 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Sat, Feb 2, 1946 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Wed, Jan 16, 1946 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Wed, Nov 7, 1945 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 0-2, 1st 4-3
Sun, Nov 4, 1945 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 1-3, 2nd 6-5
Sun, Dec 3, 1944 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 3rd 5-4
Sun, Mar 12, 1944 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 2-4, 2nd 6-5
Sat, Nov 13, 1943 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 6-2
Tue, Mar 30, 1943 vs Montreal Canadiens 2 2-4, 2nd 5-4
Thu, Mar 25, 1943 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Tue, Dec 8, 1942 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 1-3, 2nd 9-6
Sun, Dec 6, 1942 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 5-4
Sun, Nov 15, 1942 @ New York Rangers 2 1-3, 2nd 4-3
Thu, Feb 13, 1941 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Sun, Dec 22, 1940 @ Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 1st 5-3
Tue, Mar 14, 1939 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sun, Feb 20, 1938 vs New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Tue, Feb 23, 1937 vs New York Americans 2 0-2, 2nd 5-2
Tue, Dec 15, 1936 vs New York Americans 2 0-2, 2nd 5-3
Sat, Dec 28, 1935 @ Montreal Maroons 2 1-3, 1st 6-3
Tue, Feb 12, 1935 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 3rd 6-5
Sat, Dec 22, 1934 vs Detroit Red Wings 2 0-2, 2nd 4-3
Tue, Mar 14, 1933 vs Chicago Black Hawks 2 0-2, 3rd 3-2
Tue, Jan 10, 1933 vs Ottawa Senators 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Thu, Jan 1, 1931 @ New York Rangers 2 1-3, 3rd 4-3
Sun, Feb 16, 1930 @ Detroit Cougars 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sat, Feb 15, 1930 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 2 1-3, 3rd 5-3
Thu, Dec 26, 1929 @ New York Rangers 2 0-2, 2nd 4-2
Sat, Mar 23, 1929 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2
Thu, Jan 10, 1929 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 0-2, 1st 4-2
Thu, Mar 4, 1926 @ Montreal Maroons 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Tue, Feb 2, 1926 vs Toronto St. Patricks 2 0-2, 1st 3-2
Sat, Nov 28, 1925 @ Toronto St. Patricks 2 0-2, 2nd 3-2

What is the biggest 3rd period comeback in Boston Bruins history?

The largest deficit the Boston Bruins have come back from in the 3rd period is 3 goals, which they've done 11 times. The most recent 3 goal comeback in the 3rd period was on Mar 13, 2018, when the Bruins were trailing 1-4 in the 3rd period against the Carolina Hurricanes, and came back to win the game 6-4.

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