BOSTON (AP) Rick Middleton's No. 16 is headed to the TD Garden rafters.
The Bruins say Middleton's sweater will be retired by the team on Nov. 29, before its game against the New York Islanders.
Middleton becomes the 11th player in franchise history to have his number retired by Boston. He joins Lionel Hitchman, Aubrey Clapper, Edward Shore, Milton Schmidt, Bobby Orr, John Bucyk, Phil Esposito, Ray Bourque, Terence O'Reilly and Cam Neely.