The Bruins will have 14 games televised on nationally on either NBC or NBC Sports Network, including the season opener against the defending Stanley Champion Washington Capitals on Oct. 3. The two teams will meet on national television again in Boston on Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 3).
Only the Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks (18 each), Philadelphia Flyers (17), and Pittsburgh Penguins (15) are scheduled for more national appearances.
The Bruins will play the Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium on Jan. 1, 2019 on NBC.
Other highlights include a home game against the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, Jan. 14; a road game against the defending Western Conference champion Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, Feb. 20; and home against the team that eliminated them from the playoffs last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, Feb. 28 — all on NBC Sports Network.
Here is the complete schedule of nationally televised Bruins games:
Wednesday, Oct. 3: at Washington Capitals, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Wednesday, Oct. 17: at Calgary Flames, 9:30 p.m., NBCSN
Tuesday, Jan. 1: at Chicago Blackhawks (Winter Classic), 1 p.m., NBC
Monday, Jan. 14: vs. Montreal Canadiens, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Wednesday, Jan. 16: at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Sunday, Feb. 3: at Washington Capitals, 12:30 p.m., NBC
Wednesday, Feb. 6: at New York Rangers, 8 p.m., NBCSN
Tuesday, Feb. 12: vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 7 p.m., NBCSN
Monday, Feb. 18: at San Jose Sharks, 10 p.m., NBCSN
Wednesday, Feb. 20: at Vegas Golden Knights, 10 p.m., NBCSN
Thursday, Feb. 28: vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Sunday, March 10: at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Wednesday, March 27: vs. New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
Sunday, March 31: at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN