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B's Announce Schedule and Media Availability for NHL Trade Deadline Day, Wednesday, March 4

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
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BOSTON - The Boston Bruins announced their schedule and media availability for the NHL Trade Deadline Day. The NHL Trade Deadline is Wednesday, March 4 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

The team will practice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA from 11:30 - 12:15 p.m., with Bruins players available at approximately 12:20 p.m. and Head Coach Claude Julien available at approximately 12:50 p.m.

Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli will hold a press conference in Legends at TD Banknorth Garden at 4:30 p.m. ET (Legends is located on level three at TD Banknorth Garden on the West End of the building). The press conference will be held as scheduled regardless of whether or not the team makes a trade.

Following the press conference, Chiarelli will participate in a 30-minute "Rinkside Chat," presented by Covidien, with Bruins fans online at BostonBruins.com from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET.

The Will McDonough Press Room at TD Banknorth Garden will be open to working media beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET. Light snacks and refreshments will be served from 2:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m.

Fans will be able to follow all of the day's action on BostonBruins.com, NESN and the NHL's three media platforms. BostonBruins.com will provide behind-the-scenes access in to the Bruins War Room, with minute-by-minute updates and exclusive interviews throughout the day from Bruins Hockey Operations personnel including Chiarelli, Assistant General Manager Jim Benning, Vice President Cam Neely, and Director of Hockey Operations Don Sweeney.

NESN will broadcast a live NHL Trade Deadline Special from their fifth floor Garden Studio from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m, with analysts Andy Brickley, Naoko Funayama, Mike Milbury, and Kathryn Tappen breaking down all of the trades from around the league. The show will re-air at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

The NHL Network, NHL.com and NHL Radio will dedicate six hours of programming to Trade Deadline Day. The NHL Network will be having a free preview on March 4, making their three-hour NHL Trade Deadline Special show available in more than 34 million homes. The NHL Network's Trade Deadline Special will provide interviews from General Managers from around the league, as well a glimpse into the NHL's Central Registry trade office, enabling viewers to watch as transactions become finalized through trade calls among the participating General Managers and league officials. The NHL Network's Trade Deadline Special will air from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET.

The Bruins continue their six-game homestand tonight when they host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:00 p.m at the TD Banknorth Garden.
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