Bruins history in the conference finals
1990: Bruins sweep the Capitals
The Bruins won the Adams Division in 1990, going 46-25-9, led by Ray Bourque and Cam Neely who had 55 goals during the regular season. The Bruins beat the Whalers and Canadiens in the first two rounds of the playoffs, setting the table for three straight runs to the conference finals. In 1990, the Bruins swept the Capitals to advance to the Stanley Cup, outscoring them 15 to 6. Neely scored 5 of those goals.
The Bruins would go on and lose in the Stanley Cup to the Edmonton Oilers for the second time in three years.