The NHL's real season, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, begins on Wednesday, but the Bruins and their fans will have to wait until Thursday to get things going against the hated Canadiens.
NESN will be carrying each and every quarterfinals contest so the soothing sounds of Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley will be with you every step of the way.
The NHL announced its playoff schedule on Sunday, and not surprisingly, the Bruins will open up against the Habs on Thursday, April 14, at the TD Garden in Boston.
Below is the full schedule for the best-of-seven first-round series between the Bruins and Canadiens.
Thursday, April 14, at Boston, 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, at Boston, 7 p.m.
Monday, April 18, at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 21, at Montreal, 7 p.m.
*Saturday, April 23, at Boston, 7 p.m.
*Tuesday, April 26, at Montreal, TBD
*Wednesday, April 27, at Boston, TBD
* – if neccessary