Sport: Mightiest Bruin

Ever since early last month, when the Boston Bruins body-checked and spilled the pressing New York Rangers, most hockey fans have recognized the Bruins as the National Hockey League champions. Early last week the Bruins settled the matter beyond doubt, beating the Detroit Red Wings to put themselves completely out of reach of the pursuing Rangers.

The Bruins are tops this season because of: 1) remarkable defense play; 2) the three most spectacular first-year players in the league—Goalie Frankie Brimsek, Defenseman Jack Crawford and Wing Roy Conacher; 3) canny Manager Art Ross; and 4)...

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