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B's Announce Preseason Schedule & Roster

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today the schedule and 54-man roster for the Bruins 2009 Training Camp.  In addition, the Bruins will celebrate the opening of the club’s 2009-2010 campaign by holding a used equipment sale and offer fans free breakfast, courtesy of TD Bank, as part of the first full day of 2009 Bruins Training Camp on Sunday, September 13 at TD Garden.


On Sunday, the first day of official on-ice work for the team, fans will have access to two practice sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., free of charge.  Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and breakfast, including breakfast sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, coffee and juice, will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. 

In conjunction with the open training camp sessions, Bruins fans will have the opportunity to purchase equipment used by Bruins players from past and present.  Items that will be available include skates, socks, pads and helmets, among others.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation. The used equipment sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. for Bruins season ticket holders and 9:30 a.m. for the general public.

The Bruins training camp roster and schedule can be found below. Please note that practices at Ristuccia Arena are open to the public, but practices at TD Garden are closed, except for Sunday, September 13. The schedule is subject to change. Rosters for Group A and Group B will not be announced at this time.

2009 BRUINS TRAINING CAMP ROSTER (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

Forwards (31):
Jamie Arniel, Steve Begin, Patrice Bergeron, Byron Bitz, Jordan Caron, Zach Hamill, Jordan Knackstedt, Chuck Kobasew, David Krejci, Drew Larman, Guillaume Lefebvre, Mikko Lehtonen, Jeff LoVecchio, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Matt Marquardt, Lane MacDermid, Kirk MacDonald, Levi Nelson, Tyler Randell, Mark Recchi, Yannick Riendeau, Michael Ryder, Marc Savard, Max Sauve, Vladimir Sobotka, Marco Sturm, Shawn Thornton, Blake Wheeler, Trent Whitfield, Jason Wilson

Defensemen (16):
Andrew Bodnarchuk, Johnny Boychuk, Ryan Button, Zdeno Chara, Drew Fata, Andrew Ference, Alain Goulet, Matt Hunwick, Rob Kwiet, Adam McQuaid, Derek Morris, Zach McKelvie, Jeff Penner, Mark Stuart, Dennis Wideman, Andy Wozniewski

Goaltenders (7):
Adam Courchaine, Matt Dalton, Michael Hutchinson, Tuukka Rask, Kevin Regan, Dany Sabourin, Tim Thomas

Unsigned Restricted Free Agents as of September 10 (1):
Phil Kessel

2009 BRUINS TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
(ALL TIMES EASTERN; THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Saturday, September 12 (Wilmington, MA)
-Off-ice testing

Sunday, September 13 (Boston, MA)
-Group A practice at TD Garden, 10:00 a.m. (100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114)
-Group B practice at TD Garden, 12:30 p.m. (100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114)

Monday, September 14 (Boston, MA)
-Practice at the TD Garden.

Tuesday, September 15 (Wilmington, MA/New York, NY)
-Game players pregame skate at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Non-game players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m.
-Game at New York Rangers, Madison Square Garden, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 16 (Wilmington, MA/Toronto, ON)
-Game players pregame skate at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Non-game players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m.
-Game at Toronto Maple Leafs, Air Canada Centre, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 17 (Wilmington, MA)
-Group A practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Group B players practice at Ristuccia, 12:15 p.m.

Friday, September 18 (Wilmington, MA)
-Group B practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Group A players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 12:15 p.m.

Saturday, September 19 (Boston, MA)
-Game vs. New York Rangers, TD Garden, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 20 (Wilmington, MA/Quebec City, QC)
-Game players pregame skate at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Non-game players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m.
-Game players depart for Quebec City
-Game vs. Montreal Canadiens, Quebec City, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, September 21 (Wilmington, MA)
-Group A practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Group B players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22 (Wilmington, MA/Columbus, OH)
-Game players pregame skate at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Non-game players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m.
-Game at Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus, OH, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23 (Wilmington, MA)
-Group B practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Group A players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 24 (Wilmington, MA/Montreal, QC)
-Game players pregame skate at Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m.
-Non-game players practice at Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m.
-Game at Montreal Canadiens, Bell Centre, 7:30 p.m.
-Travel to Ottawa

Friday, September 25 (Ottawa, ON)
-Game players pregame skate at Scotiabank Place, 11:30 a.m.
-Game at Ottawa Senators, Scotiabank Place, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 26 (Boston, MA)
-Game vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, TD Garden, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 27 (Boston, MA)
-Practice at TD Garden, 11:30 a.m.

Monday, September 28 (Boston, MA)
**MEDIA DAY**
-Practice at TD Garden, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 29 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 30 (Wilmington, MA)
-Practice at Ristuccia Arena, 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 1 (Boston, MA)
-Season opener vs. Washington Capitals, TD Garden, 7:00 p.m.

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