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Training Camp 2008 Schedule & Roster

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli has announced today the team's 2008 preseason schedule and roster.


This schedule is subject to change and/or cancellation at any time. Media and fans are encouraged to call the Bruins Media and Fan information line (617.624.1910) for updates on the team's practice schedule for the following day.

The line is updated at 7:00 p.m. daily for the following day's schedule.

Please note: Practices on Game Days at the TD Banknorth Garden are NOT open to the public.

2008 Bruins Preseason Schedule
(All Times ET, unless noted otherwise)
Sep. 16       
Rookies Practice 1:00 p.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)

Sep. 17       
Rookies Practice 10:00 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Boston Bruins Foundation Golf Tournament at 1:00 p.m. at Pinehills Golf Club (Plymouth, MA)

Sep. 18        
Rookie Game vs. NYI at 1:00 p.m. at The Rinks at Shelton (Shelton, CT)

Sep. 19        
Rookies Practice 11:00 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Veterans Optional Ice Time 1:00 p.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)

Sep. 20        
Practice Session 1 at 10:00 a.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
Practice Session 2 at 12:15 p.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
Rookie Session at 2:30 p.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)

Sep. 21        
Practice Session 1 at 10:00 a.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
Practice Session 2 at 12:15 p.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
Rookie Session at 2:30 p.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)

Sep. 22        
Morning Skate for Game Players at 9:00 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Practice for Non-Game Players at 10:15 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Flight to Halifax, NS at 12:30 p.m.
Game vs. Montreal Canadiens at 6:00 p.m. (Halifax Metro Centre, 7:00 p.m. local)

Sep. 23        
Morning Skate for Game Players at 9:30 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 10:30 a.m. local)
Practice for Non-Game Players at 10:45 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 11:45 a.m. local)
Bus to Moncton, NB at 1:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. local)
Game vs New York Islanders at 6:30 p.m. (Moncton Coliseum, 7:30 p.m. local)

Sep. 24        
Practice Session 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 11:00 a.m. local)
Practice Session 2 at Noon at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 1:00 p.m. local)

Sep. 25        
Morning Skate for Game Players at 9:00 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 10:00 a.m. local)
Practice for Non-Game Players at 10:15 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 11:15 local)
Game vs Detroit Red Wings at 6:00 p.m. (Halifax Metro Centre, 7:00 p.m. local)

Sep. 26        
Morning Skate for Game Players at 9:00 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 10:00 a.m. local)
Practice for Non-Game Players at 10:00 a.m. at Cole Harbour Place (Halifax, NS, 11:00 a.m. local)
Flight to Detroit, MI at 12:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. local)
Game vs Detroit Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. (Joe Louis Arena)
Flight to Bedford, MA at 11:30 p.m.

Sep. 27        
Morning Skate for Game Players at 10:00 a.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
This practice is not open to the public.
Practice for Non-Game Players at 11:15 a.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
This practice is not open to the public.
Game vs Washington Capitals at 4:00 p.m. (TD Banknorth Garden)

Sep. 28        
Practice 9:00 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Bus to Stowe, VT at 11:00 a.m.

Sep. 29        
Practice at 10:30 a.m. at The Ice Center (Waterbury, VT)

Sep. 30        
Practice at 9:30 a.m. at The Ice Center (Waterbury, VT)

Oct. 1        
Morning Skate at 10:00 a.m. at The Ice Center (Waterbury, VT)
Bus to Montreal, QB at 2:30 p.m.
Game vs Montreal Canadiens 7:30 p.m. (Bell Centre)
Flight to Bedford, MA at 11:30 p.m.

Oct. 2        
Practice at 11:30 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)

Oct. 3        
Practice at 10:30 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena in (Wilmington, MA)

Oct. 4        
Morning Skate at 10:00 a.m. at TD Banknorth Garden (Boston, MA)
This practice is not open to the public.
Game vs New York Islanders at 4:00 p.m. (TD Banknorth Garden)

Oct. 5        
Morning Skate at 10:30 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Flight to Washington, DC at 1:00 p.m.
Game vs Washington Capitals at 5:00 p.m. (Verizon Center)
Flight to Bedford, MA at 9:00 p.m.

Oct. 6        
Practice at 11:30 a.m. at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (Wilmington, MA)
Camp Breaks

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2008 Bruins Training Camp Rosters
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On Ice: September 16
  #    Rookies, Pos           
72    ARNIEL, Jamie, C           
65    BODNARCHUK, Andrew, D             
78    CHEREMETIEV, Yuri, C              
82    FLETCHER, Scott, D             
52    HAMILL, Zach, C              
67    KNACKSTEDT, Jordan, RW            
79    KRANTZ, Doug, D
68    LEHTONEN, Mikko, RW
57    LoVECCHIO, Jeff, LW
63    MARCHAND, Brad, C
59    MARQUARDT, Matt, LW
76    NELSON, Levi, C
62    PENNER, Jeff, D
58    RABBIT, Wacey, C
64    REUL, Denis, D
74    SAUVE, Maxime, C
42    WHEELER, Blake, RW

  #    Goaltenders     
71    COURCHAINE, Adam
70    HUTCHINSON, Michael
50    REGAN, Kevin

On Ice: September 19
  #     Veterans, Pos
41     ALBERTS, Andrew, D
11     AXELSSON, P. J., LW
37     BERGERON, Patrice, C
61     BITZ, Byron, RW
55     BOYCHUK, Johnny, D
33     CHARA, Zdeno, D
56     EGENER, Mike, D
21     FERENCE, Andrew, D
34     HNIDY, Shane, D
48     HUNWICK, Matt, D
43     KARSUMS, Martins, RW
81     KESSEL, Phil, C/RW
12     KOBASEW, Chuck, RW
46     KREJCI, David, C
49     LASHOFF, Matt, D
17     LUCIC, Milan, LW
54     McQUAID, Adam, D
29     NOKELAINEN, Petteri, C
53     REICH, Jeremy, LW
73     RYDER, Michael, RW
47     ST. PIERRE, Martin, C
91     SAVARD, Marc, C
27     SCHAEFER, Peter, LW
60     SOBOTKA, Vladimir, C
66     STOKES, Ryan, D
45     STUART, Mark, D
16     STURM, Marco, LW
51     THOMPSON, Nate, C
22     THORNTON, Shawn, RW
44     WARD, Aaron, D
6       WIDEMAN, Dennis, D
--       YELLE, Stephane, C

  #     Goaltenders
35     FERNANDEZ, Manny
75     NASTIUK, Kevin
40     RASK, Tuukka
30     THOMAS, Tim
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