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Bruins to play on national TV 13 times this season

An unlucky number!

Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

The league released its national TV broadcast schedule this afternoon, and the Bruins will get a baker's dozen worth of games in front of the nation this season.

It's important to remember that "nationally televised" no longer means NBC or NBCSN; as you may remember, the league's new deal with ESPN and Turner kicks in this season.

This year, "nationally televised" will mean either ESPN, ESPN+, Hulu, ABC, or TNT.

To the surprise of no one, the Bruins' first national game is against...the Flyers.

These guys again?????

I guess the Boston-Philly love affair wasn't limited to NBC.

The B's don't play on ESPN until a January 6 date with the Minnesota Wild.

The full broadcast list from the Bruins' PR team can be found below. All games will be broadcast on 98.5 The Sports Hub as well.

Wednesday, October 20: Boston Bruins at Philadelphia Flyers, TNT, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 22: Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres, ESPN+/Hulu, 7 p.m.

Friday, November 26: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins, ESPN+/Hulu, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 6: Minnesota Wild at Boston Bruins, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, January 12: Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens, TNT, 7 p.m.

Thursday, January 13: Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Thursday, January 20: Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins, ESPN+/Hulu, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, January 26: Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche, TNT, 10 p.m.

Thursday, March 3: Boston Bruins at Vegas Golden Knights, ESPN, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, March 16: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild, TNT, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 10: Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals, TNT, 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19: Boston Bruins at St. Louis Blues, ESPN+/Hulu, 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 23: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins, ABC/ESPN+, 3 p.m.