BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Bruins will appear on national television a league-high 17 times during the 2014-15 season, the NHL announced on Tuesday.
The league released their national TV schedule for the upcoming season, and the Bruins will get it all started on Wednesday, October 8 with a rivalry game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Including their season opener, Boston will be featured on NBC Sports Network’s “Wednesday Night Rivalry” seven times, with matchups against the Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild. The Wednesday night slate does not feature a Bruins-Canadiens showdown, though the two teams will appear on national TV for a Sunday night game in February.
Of the 17 Bruins games that will be televised nationally, five of them will air locally on NESN here in Boston.
Here is the full list of Bruins games on national TV (non-exclusive games can be viewed locally on NESN):
Wednesday, October 8 vs. Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15 at Detroit at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 28 vs. Minnesota at 7:00 p.m. (non-exclusive)
Wednesday, November 12 at Toronto at 8:00 p.m.
Monday, November 24 vs. Pittsburgh at 7:00 p.m. (non-exclusive)
Wednesday, December 17 at Minnesota at 8:00 p.m.
Monday, December 29 vs. Detroit at 7:00 p.m. (non-exclusive)
Wednesday, January 7 at Pittsburgh at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 4 at New York Rangers at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 8 vs. Montreal at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17 vs. Buffalo at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 2 at Detroit at 7:30 p.m. (non-exclusive)
Wednesday, April 8 at Washington 8:00 p.m.
“Flex” Games on NBC or NBCSN:
Sunday, February 22 at Chicago 12:30 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday, March 8 vs. Detroit at 12:30 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. (NBC/NBCSN)
Sunday, March 15 at Washington at 12:30 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. (NBC/NBCSN)
Saturday, April 11 at Tampa Bay 3:00 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. (non-exclusive, NBC/NBCSN)
“Flex” games could appear on either NBC or the NBC Sports Network, as the network chooses.
While you have a better picture of where you can watch your Bruins, remember that you can hear every game of the 2014-15 season on 98.5 The Sports Hub — the radio home and flagship station of the Boston Bruins.
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