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Bruins Announce Updated Playoff Schedule

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins have updated their playoff schedule and road travel plans and will now practice in Lake Placid, NY between Games 3 and 4. Following Game 3 on Monday, April 18, the Bruins will travel to Lake Placid where they will practice on Tuesday, April 19 at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. The team will then head back to Montreal on Wednesday evening. Game 4 is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Bell Centre in Montreal.


The Bruins will practice at the USA Rink at the Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, which is located at 2634 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Driving directions from both Montreal and Boston can be found below. Please note that practices in Lake Placid are closed to the public.

The Bruins have secured a team rate at hotels in both Montreal and Lake Placid for traveling members of the media. The information on these rates can be found below.

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

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)

-All members of the media covering Bruins practices must have a form of press identification with them and visible at all times

Wednesday, April 13 (Wilmington, MA)

-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:00 a.m. ET

-Players available inside locker room after practice

-Head Coach Claude Julien available in Ristuccia Arena Conference Room after players

Thursday, April 14 (Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m. ET

-Players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Game 1 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS, VERSUS

Friday, April 15 (Wilmington, MA)

-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:00 a.m. ET

-Players available inside locker room after practice

-Head Coach Claude Julien available in Ristuccia Arena Conference Room after players

-Montreal Canadiens practice at Ristuccia Arena, 1:30 p.m. Please confirm media availability with Canadiens PR

Saturday, April 16 (Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m. ET

-Players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Game 2 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS, VERSUS

Sunday, April 17 (Wilmington, MA/Montreal, QC)

-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:45 a.m. ET

-Players available inside locker room after practice

-Head Coach Claude Julien available in Ristuccia Arena Conference Room after players

-Travel to Montreal, QC

Monday, April 18 (Montreal, QC/Lake Placid, NY)

-Pregame skate at Bell Centre, 11:30 a.m. ET

-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Game 3 at Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m. ET

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS

-Travel to Lake Placid, NY

Tuesday, April 19 (Lake Placid, NY)

-Practice at USA Rink at the Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 2:00 p.m. (2634 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946)

-Players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Please note that this practice is closed to the public

Wednesday, April 20 (Lake Placid, NY/Montreal, QC)

-Practice at USA Rink at the Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, 10:30 a.m.

-Players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Please note that this practice is closed to the public

-Travel to Montreal

Thursday, April 21 (Montreal, QC/Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate at Bell Centre, 11:30 a.m. ET

-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Game 4 at Bell Centre, 7:00 p.m. ET

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS, VERSUS

-Travel to Boston, MA

Friday, April 22 (Wilmington, MA)

-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Saturday, April 23 (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 5 at TD Garden, 7:00 p.m. ET * if necessary

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS, VERSUS

Sunday, April 24 (Wilmington, MA)

-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

Monday, April 25 (Wilmington, MA/Montreal, QC)

-Practice schedule and media availability TBD

-Travel to Montreal, QC

Tuesday, April 26 (Montreal, QC/Boston, MA)

-Pregame skate at Bell Centre, 11:30 a.m. ET

-Bruins players available inside locker room after skate

-Head Coach Claude Julien available after players

-Game 6 at Bell Centre, Time TBD * if necessary

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS

-Travel to Boston, MA

Wednesday, April 27 (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 7 at TD Garden, Time TBD * if necessary

-Game Broadcast Info: LOCAL TV: NESN, RADIO: 98.5 The Sports Hub, NATIONAL TV: CBC, RDS

MEDIA HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:

MONTREAL

Members of the media planning on traveling to Montreal will have access to a preferred team rate ($149.00 plus tax - Canadian Dollars) on a first come, first serve basis at the Marriott Chateau Champlain in Montreal.  The following information must be submitted to Matthew Chmura (mchmura@bostonbruins.com) by Thursday, April 14 at Noon ET.   

Full Name

Check-in and check-out dates

Room type (king, double etc)

Credit Card Information

Marriott Rewards Number (if applicable)

Marriott Chateau Champlain

1 Place du Canada

Montreal, Quebec H3B 4C9 Canada

Phone: 514.878.9000

LAKE PLACID

Members of the media planning on traveling to Lake Placid will have access to a preferred team rate (approx $100.00 plus tax - US Dollars – exact rate confirmed when request submitted) on a first come, first serve basis at the COURTYARD by Marriott Lake Placid.  The following information must be submitted to Matthew Chmura (mchmura@bostonbruins.com) by Thursday, April 14 at Noon ET.   

Full Name

Check-in and check-out dates

Room type (king, double etc)

Credit Card Information

Marriott Rewards Number (if applicable)

COURTYARD by Marriott Lake Placid

5920 Cascade Road

Lake Placid, NY 12946

Phone: 518.523.2900

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO USA RINK AT THE WHITEFACE LAKE PLACID OLYMPIC CENTER:

From Boston

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Albany. Pick up I-787 north to Cohoes. Connect with Route 7 west to I-87 north. Follow I-87 north (Adirondack Northway) to Exit 30. Pick up Route 9 north and follow it for two miles to Route 73. Continue on Route 73 for 28 Miles to Lake Placid. Drive time from Boston - 5 hours  

From Montreal

Take Route 15 south to Champlain crossing, connecting with I-87 (Adirondack Northway) south. Take Exit 34 west, follow Route 9N, then Route 86 to Wilmington and on to Lake Placid. Drive time from Montreal - 2 hours
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