Monday, June 21, 2010

2010 Boston Bruins preseason schedule

The Boston Bruins announced their 2010 preseason schedule. They are the away team for the September 23rd preseason game.

From the team's official news release:

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced today the club will spend a portion of their 2010-2011 preseason in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere Challenge, highlighted by an exhibition game in Belfast against the Belfast Giants Select on Saturday, October 2nd at 7:00 PM local/2:00 PM ET. Chiarelli also announced the team's full preseason game schedule and training camp critical dates. Training camp practice times and locations, as well as all television broadcast and radio information, will be released at a later date...

The Bruins will face the Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montréal in their first preseason game on Wednesday, September 22nd at 7:30 PM. They will then play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, September 23rd in Rochester, New York at 7:00 PM. Boston's first home game at the TD Garden will take place Saturday, September 25th at 7:00 PM against the Florida Panthers...

They will wrap up their domestic portion of their 2010-2011 preseason with a home and home series against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, September 28th at the Verizon Center in Washington at 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, September 29th at the TD Garden in Boston at 7:00 PM.

Following their home game against the Capitals on September 29th, the team will depart for Belfast, Northern Ireland where they will stay until Sunday, October 3rd. The Bruins will play one exhibition game in Belfast on Saturday, October 2nd against the Belfast Giants Select at 7:00 PM local/2:00 PM ET. Belfast Giants Select is a unified team comprised of an All-Star selection of the best of the UK Elite League players from each team. Ticket sales and broadcast information for this game will be released at a later date. The team will head from Belfast to Prague, Czech Republic on Sunday, October 3rd and stay in the Czech Republic until Sunday, October 10th. The Bruins will play one exhibition game in Liberec, Czech Republic on Tuesday, October 5th against HC Liberec at 7:00 PM local/1:00 PM ET.

The Bruins' 2010 preseason schedule is as follows:
(game start times are in Eastern Time)

September 22 - at Montréal, 7:00 PM
September 23 - vs. Florida (in Rochester, New York), 7:00 PM
September 25 - vs. Florida, 7:00 PM
September 28 - at Washington, 7:00 PM
September 29 - vs. Washington, 7:00 PM
October 2 - vs. Belfast Giants Select (in Belfast), 2:00 PM
October 5 - vs. HC Liberec (in Liberec, Czech Republic), 1:00 PM


Boston Bruins official news release (June 21):
Bruins release preseason schedule

New England Sports Network (NESN) (June 21):
Bruins to spend preseason...

Boston Globe's Bruins Blog (June 21):
Preseason schedule set for 2010-2011

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