Boston Bruins Program Cover - Sports News Player 6
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In the early days, long before cell phones and social media, hockey fans would arrive at their arena anxious to buy the latest game program giving them the latest info they needed to follow their favorite team. The advent of digital design and sophisticated photography has dramatically transformed the look and feel of the classic game-night program that captured the attention of fans. As early as the 1920’s, portraits and caricatures captured the scope of what fans would find at the rink. A classic Sport News Boston Garden program cover featuring an illustration of Jack Crawford who was a defenseman and coach with the Boston Bruins. Despite Crawford's preference to be called "Johnny" or "John", the media often referred to him as "Jack". Crawford started his National Hockey League career with the Boston Bruins in 1938.