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The Boston Bruins confirm sad news about former player Dave Forbes

Published April 1, 2024 at 5:06 PM

The Boston Bruins have announced the sorrowful loss of Dave Forbes, a treasured part of their hockey community, who unexpectedly passed away on Monday.

Forbes, who played as a forward for the Bruins between 1973 and 1977, made a lasting impression on both the franchise and its supporters.

The Bruins, in a sincere statement, extended their profound sympathies to Forbes' family, friends, and ex-teammates.

"The Boston Bruins are saddened by the passing of Dave Forbes, a forward for the club from 1973-77. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and teammates."

Considering his impact on the team and hockey itself, the Bruins community comes together to pay tribute to Forbes' legacy and cherish the moments he shared with the organization.

Dave Forbes had a notable NHL career, mainly with the Boston Bruins before moving to the Washington Capitals. Throughout his time in the NHL, spanning from 1973 to 1979, Forbes played a total of 362 games, scoring 64 goals and assisting on another 64, culminating in 128 points.

His most productive season came in 1974-75 with the Bruins, where he achieved 30 points (18 goals and 12 assists) over 68 games, reflecting his significant impact on the ice​

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