NESN Announces Bruins First-Round Stanley Cup Playoff Game Coverage Schedule


April 10, 2017 — NESN, the official home of the Boston Bruins, will deliver regionally exclusive coverage of up to six (6) Eastern Conference quarterfinal games between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators. In addition to first-round game coverage, NESN will produce pregame and postgame shows before and after every Bruins game throughout the playoffs.

NESN?s coverage of the Bruins’ first-round Stanley Cup playoff series begins Wednesday, April 12, at 6 p.m. ET with one hour of pregame coverage with Dale Arnold, Billy Jaffe and Barry Pederson. NESN?s regionally exclusive coverage of Game 1 will feature Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley calling the action, with Sarah Davis at rinkside. Immediately following each game, NESN will deliver complete postgame coverage with “Bruins Overtime Live.”

Day Date Game Game Broadcast Network NESN Coverage Begins Game Time
Wednesday 4/12 Game 1 NESN 6 p.m. 7 p.m.
Saturday 4/15 Game 2 NBC** 2 p.m. 3 p.m.
Monday 4/17 Game 3 NESN 6 p.m. 7 p.m.
Wednesday 4/19 Game 4 NESN 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Friday 4/21 Game 5* NESN TBD TBD
Sunday 4/23 Game 6* TBD TBD TBD
Wednesday 4/26 Game 7* NESN TBD TBD

*=If necessary

NESN?s Boston Red Sox Games to Air on NESNplus
NESN?s live coverage of Red Sox games, as well as pregame and postgame programming, will air on NESNplus when Bruins playoff game coverage on NESN is scheduled at the same time. Visit for updated NESNplus channel listings.

Day Date Red Sox Opponent Game Time
Wednesday 4/12 vs. Baltimore Orioles 7 p.m.
Wednesday 4/19 at Toronto Blue Jays 7 p.m.
Friday * 4/21 at Baltimore Orioles 7 p.m.
Wednesday * 4/26 vs. New York Yankees 7 p.m.

*=If necessary

About NESN
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the 10th Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the World. is one of the Top 15 sports websites in the U.S. and recently launched NESN Fuel, an automotive enthusiast, car buyers, and racing fan website. NESN?s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).

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