The preseason will begin for Bruins rookies on Saturday, September 5 when Rookie Camp opens. The rookies will meet in Boston and then travel to Kitchener, Ontario where they will have practices and games through Thursday, September 10. Returning players will open camp on September 12, after participating in the Boston Bruins Foundation 6th Annual Golf Tournament on September 8.
The Bruins have eight preseason games scheduled, as they will face the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators once. They will open their preseason schedule with back-to-back road games on Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16 against the Rangers and Maple Leafs before returning home to face the Rangers on Saturday, September 19. The Bruins will then travel to Quebec City where they will play the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday, September 20 in their only neutral site game of the preseason. Following the matchup with the Habs, the Black & Gold will play three straight on the road at Columbus (9/22), Montreal (9/24) and Ottawa (9/25) before wrapping up the ’09 preseason at home against the Blue Jackets on Saturday, September 26.
The team is expected to announce their full 2009 regular season schedule on Wednesday, July 15.
Preseason Dates and Schedule
|Date ||Information |
|Sat., 9/5 ||Rookie Training Camp Opens |
(Rookies will meet in Boston and then travel to Kitchener, Ontario for preseason
practices and games from 9/5-10)
|Tue., 9/8 ||Boston Bruins 6th annual Golf Tournament (The International, Bolton, MA) |
|Sat., 9/12 ||Training Camp Opens |
|Tue., 9/15 ||@ NYR (7:00 PM ET, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY) |
|Wed., 9/16 ||@ TOR (7:00 PM ET, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON) |
|Sat., 9/19 ||NYR (4:00 PM ET, TD Garden, Boston, MA) |
|Sun., 9/20 ||MTL (7:00 PM ET, Quebec City, QC) |
|Tue., 9/22 ||@ CBJ (7:00 PM ET, Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH) |
|Thu., 9/24 ||@ MTL (7:30 PM ET, Bell Centre, Montreal, QC) |
|Fri., 9/25 ||@ OTT (7:00 PM ET, Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, ON) |
|Sat., 9/26 ||CBJ (7:00 PM ET, TD Garden, Boston, MA) |
|Mon., 9/28 ||Media Day (Time TBD, TD Garden, Boston, MA) |
Specific details regarding practice times, locations, and travel schedules will be announced at a later date.