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NHL Announces Bruins 2016-17 Home Opener Will Be Played Oct. 20 Against New Jersey

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins

BOSTON, MA – The National Hockey League announced today, June 20, that the Boston Bruins’ 2016-17 home opener will be played Thursday, October 20, 2016, against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden.

The only other time the Bruins opened their home schedule against the Devils was in 2003-04, a game that resulted in a 3-3 tie. Boston’s all-time record in home openers is 38-37-16.

The full 2016-17 schedule will be released Tuesday, June 21 at 1 p.m.

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