The national television schedule for the upcoming NHL season was released today. The Bruins will have 11 games broadcast on Versus with two more "flex games" on NBC. NBC will have the option whether or not to air the two flex games which are February 13th at Detroit and April 10th at New Jersey. The B's could open and close their season with national broadcasts as Versus is airing their season-opener on October 9th against the Phoenix Coyotes in Prague, Czech Republic and NBC has marked their last game of the regular season with the New Jersey Devils as a flex game.
October 9 vs. Phoenix (Prague, Czech Republic), 6:00 p.m.
October 19 at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
November 17 at New York Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
November 22 at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
December 7 vs. Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
December 20 vs. Anaheim, 7:30 p.m.
December 28 at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
January 10 at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
February 9, vs. Montreal, 7:00 p.m.
March 29 vs. Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
April 4 at New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m.
NBC "Flex" Games:
February 13 at Detroit, TBD
April 10 at New Jersey, TBD
All other games will air on NESN within the New England area.
Fans north of the border, will get to see the B's on national television in Canada 31 times this season.