The Bruins will have six preseason games prior to the 2011-12 regular season. Training camp officially will open Sept. 16, and the first preseason game will be Sept. 21 against Ottawa at Scotiabank Place.
The other games are against the Islanders at TD Garden Sept. 23; vs. Montreal in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sept. 25; vs. Montreal at the Bell Centre Sept. 26; vs. Ottawa at TD Garden Sept. 29; and vs. the Islanders in Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 1.
The Bruins open the regular season at home against Philadelphia Oct. 6. They will raise their championship banner that night.