Cam Neely accomplished a goal on Wednesday night that he was unable to achieve in 13 seasons in the NHL - win a Stanley Cup. Neely, the president of the Boston Bruins, shared his emotions after his team won the Cup.
"It's been very special," Neely said after the Bruins took Game 7 of the finals over the Canucks. It's been extremely special. It's hard to really put into words, but it's so special to be able to say that you're involved with a Stanley Cup champion team." (via WEEI)
Neely played 10 seasons with the Bruins, totaling 344 goals. Neely played three seasons with the Vancouver Canucks prior to his time in Boston. On June 6, 1986, Neely was traded to the Boston Bruins,.
In 726 games, Neely scored 395 goals and had 299 assists for 694 points. Neely, a five-time NHL All-Star, was forced to retire early. He was part of the 1990 Bruins' team that reached the Stanley Cup, which lost to the Edmonton Oilers in five games.