Skip to main content
The Official Site of the Boston Bruins

Bruins Announce Playoff Schedule

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
Printable Version

 View or download a printable version of this release.
BOSTON, MA - The Boston Bruins finalized their game, practice, media availability schedule for the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinals.  Also, playoff credential policies and media hotel information for those members of the press traveling to Buffalo are now available.

The Bruins will not have practice Monday, April 12, and there will not be any media availability for Head Coach Claude Julien or the team’s players.  Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli will be on a media conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday.  The call-in details for the call are:

PETER CHIARELLI CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION
-Title: Boston Bruins Conference Call
-Media Toll Free Dial in # 877.723.9523
-Passcode: 8764144
-Time: 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, April 12
-An audio archive of the call can be found on www.BostonBruins.com/media shortly after the call concludes

Games 1 and 2 of the B’s/Sabres series will be played in Buffalo at HSBC Arena on Thursday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. ET and on Saturday, April 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET.  The Bruins will then host the Sabres for Games 3 and 4 on Monday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET and Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET at the TD Garden.  If necessary, Game 5 is set for Friday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. ET in Buffalo, while Game 6 will be back in Boston on Monday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. ET, and Game 7 will be played in Buffalo on Wednesday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Television broadcast information will be confirmed at a later time. All playoff games can be heard on the Bruins flagship radio station, 98.5 FM The Sports Hub.

Please see the weekly schedule below for the team’s upcoming practice times and media availability.

Please be aware that Bruins regular season credentials WILL NOT be valid for Bruins home games during the playoffs.  Members of the media must submit requests on a game-by-game basis.  Please send an email to MediaIntern@bostonbruins.com by the respective deadline that contains the information in the CREDENTIALING section below.

Members of the media interested in obtaining preferred rates for hotel accommodations in Buffalo should visit the Boston Bruins Media Website Monday afternoon. Information on how to register for the preferred team rate will be posted on the site. (www.bostonbruins.com/media, user: media@bostonbruins.com, password: media)

The Bruins 2010 Playoff Media Guide is expected to be available Monday online at the Bruins Media Website.  
 
BRUINS UPCOMING SCHEDULE (VISIT BOSTONBRUINS.COM/MEDIA OR CALL 617.624.1910 FOR UPDATES):
Ristuccia Arena, 190 Main Street, Wilmington, MA 01887, TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114)

Monday, April 12
-No Bruins practice
-Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli Conference Call at 11:00 a.m. ET (call-in details are above)

Tuesday, April 13 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:30 a.m. ET
-Players available inside locker room after practice
-Head Coach Claude Julien available in Ristuccia Arena Conference Room (above ice level, on the opposite end of the arena as the Bruins locker room) after players

Wednesday, April 14 (Wilmington, MA/Buffalo, NY)
-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m. ET
-Players available inside locker room after practice
-Head Coach Claude Julien available in Ristuccia Arena Conference Room (above ice level, on the opposite end of the arena as the Bruins locker room) after players
-Travel to Buffalo

Thursday, April 15 (Buffalo, NY)
-Pregame skate at HSBC Arena, 11:30 a.m. ET
-Players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 1 at HSBC Arena, 7:00 p.m. ET

Friday, April 16 (Buffalo, NY)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Saturday, April 17 (Buffalo, NY/ Boston, MA)
-No pregame skate
-Bruins players available in hallway outside locker room beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET
-Head Coach Claude Julien available at 11:50 a.m. ET
-Game 2 at HSBC Arena, 1:00 p.m. ET
-Travel to Boston

Sunday, April 18 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Monday, April 19 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m. ET
-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 3 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET

Tuesday, April 20 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Wednesday, April 21 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m. ET
-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 4 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, April 22 (Wilmington, MA/ Buffalo, NY)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD
-Travel to Buffalo

Friday, April 23 (Buffalo, NY/ Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate at HSBC Arena, 11:30 a.m. ET
-Players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 5 at HSBC Arena, 7:00 p.m. ET * if necessary
-Travel to Boston

Saturday, April 24 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Sunday, April 25 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Monday, April 26 (Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m. ET
-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 6 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET * if necessary

Tuesday, April 27 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Wednesday, April 28 (Buffalo, NY/ Boston, MA)
-Pregame skate at HSBC Arena, 11:30 a.m. ET
-Players available inside locker room after skate
-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players
-Game 7 at HSBC Arena, 7:00 p.m. ET * if necessary

CREDENTIALING POLICY (AWAY GAMES)
Those members of the media traveling to Buffalo may contact the Bruins Communications staff to arrange for credentials.  Please submit an email to Matt Chmura (mchmura@bostonbruins.com) with the following information:

NAME:
AFFILIATION:
PHONE NUMBER:
EDITOR/SUPERVISOR’S NAME AND PHONE NUMBER:
TYPE OF CREDENTIAL (CHOOSE ONE, PRINT/WEB, PHOTO, TV/RADIO):
APPLYING FOR GAME 1 (Yes/No)?
APPLYING FOR GAME 2 (Yes/No)?
APPLYING FOR GAME 5 (Yes/No)?
APPLYING FOR GAME 7 (Yes/No)?

Requests must be submitted 48 hours before the respective game in Buffalo (Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. ET for Game 1).

CREDENTIALING POLICY (HOME GAMES):
Regular season Bruins-issued or NHL-issued credentials will not be honored at Bruins home playoff games.  Please submit an email to MediaIntern@bostonbruins.com with the following information to request playoff credentials:

NAME:
AFFILIATION:
PHONE NUMBER:
EDITOR/SUPERVISOR’S NAME AND PHONE NUMBER:
TYPE OF CREDENTIAL (CHOOSE ONE, PRINT/WEB, PHOTO, TV/RADIO):
APPLYING FOR GAME 3 (Yes/No)?
APPLYING FOR GAME 4 (Yes/No)?
APPLYING FOR GAME 6 (Yes/No)?

Requests must be submitted 48 hours prior to the respective game’s start time. Applications that do not include all of the above fields may be denied.  Applicants will be notified upon approval/denial within 24 hours of submission.  

Members of the media who are approved for playoff credentials can pick them up at the Bruins Media Will Call table from 9:30 a.m. ET - 8:30 p.m. ET on GAMEDAYS.  The Bruins Media Will Call table is located at the Back Security Entrance on the East Side of the TD Garden.

PHOTOGRAPHER POSITIONS (HOME GAMES):
The Bruins will have a total of 28 still photographer positions at the TD Garden for the playoffs.  These positions will be assigned by the Bruins during a photographers meeting which will be held 90 minutes prior to all home games.  The photographers meeting will take place in the Zamboni entrance on (level 3), and will be led by a member of the Bruins communications staff.

MEDIA HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
Members of the media planning on traveling to Buffalo will have access to a preferred team rate. Visit the Bruins Media Website on Monday for more information.

Television Schedule
SERIES C, TIME (ET), #3 Buffalo vs. #6 Boston        
Thursday, April 15, 2010, 7 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, CBC, NESN
Saturday, April 17, 2010, 1 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, NBC, CBC
Monday, April 19, 2010, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Boston, VERSUS, CBC, NESN
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Boston, VERSUS, CBC, NESN
*Friday, April 23, 2010, 7 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, CBC, NESN
*Monday, April 26, 2010, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Boston, CBC, NESN
*Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 7 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, CBC, NESN
View More