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Boston Bruins On NESN TV Schedule 2023-24

By Dipak BK / 2 October 2023 06:49 AM

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Bruins on NESN TV Schedule covers the regular season games of Boston beginning with the fixture against Nashville Predators on October 14.

The Bruins will play their opening game of the 2023-24 season against the Blackhawks on Oct 11 which will be broadcast exclusively by TNT.

The upcoming season will be the Centennial season for the franchise that was founded in 1924 and played its first game on 1 December 1924. 

New England Sports Network (NESN) was launched in 1984. Apart from the Bruins, NESN also covers the Boston Red Sox games in the MLB.

Their current programming slate includes "Bruins Classic" which is a one-hour show that showcases classic Bruins games. The NESN network will telecast almost all of the Boston games starting from October 14th.

However, NESN will not televise a select few nationally broadcast games covered exclusively by networks like TNT, ESPN, ESPN+, Hulu, and ABC.

All of the preseason and regular season games of the Bruins can be found on Radion on FM 98.5 The Sports Hub hosted by Judd Sirott on play-by-play and Bob Beers on color commentary. 

Boston Bruins TV Schedule 2023-24 Season

The Bruins 2023-24 TV Schedule includes a majority of the games broadcast on NESN with the exception of a few games broadcast nationally.

They will kick off their 100th NHL season on October 11 at their home arena TD Garden played against the Chicago Blackhawks at 7:00 PM ET.

Starting with their second game of the season against the Predators on October 14th, NESN will commence their NHL coverage of the Bruins.

Their first away game of the regular season slated to be played on October 19th against the San Jose Sharks will be available on NESN as well.

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Except for the few games listed below, NESN will telecast all of the Bruins matches. The list includes networks where the games can be found.


  • October 11, 2023 | Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks | 7:30 PM ET 
  • November 22, 2023 | Boston Bruins @ Florida Panthers | 7:00 PM ET
  • December 13, 2023 | Boston Bruins @ New Jersey Devils | 7:30 PM ET
  • December 27, 2023 | Boston Bruins @ Buffalo Sabres | 7:30 PM ET
  • January 24, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes | 7:30 PM ET
  • February 21, 2024 | Boston Bruins @ Edmonton Oilers | 8:00 PM ET
  • March 27, 2024 | Boston Bruins @ Tampa Bay Lightning | 7:30 PM ET


  • February 10, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals | 3:30 PM ET
  • March 9, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins | 3:00 PM ET
  • April 6, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers | 3:30 PM ET
  • April 13, 2024 | Boston Bruins @ Pittsburgh Penguins | 8:00 PM ET


  • January 4, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins | 7:00 PM ET


  • November 2, 2023 | Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs | 7:00 PM ET
  • March 5, 2024 | Boston Bruins vs. Edmonton Oilers | 7:00 PM ET

What channel is NESN on DirecTV?

NESN on DirecTV is channel 628. The listings for other NESN services available on DirecTV are NESN+ HD 628.1 and NESN 4K 105-108

The streaming of NESN is available on DirecTV as well. However, the NESN 4K and NESN+ 4K are not available for streaming on DirecTV.

NESN works with their distributors to make their channels available throughout the country. Their services include NESN 360, NESN+, NESN National, NESN HD, and NESN 4K.

NESN National is available outside of the New England area and fans can access the Bruins matches with a subscription to NHL Center Ice.

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In the Massachusetts area, Xfinity and Spectrum are the major distributors for the NESN channels. Fans outside of the Massachusetts area can find their channel listing for NESN here.

Given below is a full list of distributors, their locations, NESN services that are available, and their channel numbers. 

  • Xfinity | Boston/ Braintree/ Russell | NESN51 | NESN HD 851 | NESN+/HD84/894
  • Xfinity | Simmons College | NESN28
  • Spectrum | Athol/W. Mass. | NESN45/318 | NESN HD 318 | NESN+/HD  326
  • Spectrum | Brimfield/Wales/Westport/Worcester | NESN33 | NESN HD 774 | NESN+/HD   340/760
  • Astound | Boston | NESN | 367 | NESN HD 612 | NESN+/HD 60/600
  • Boston University | Boston | NESN   35
  • Cox Communications | Holland | NESN   32 | NESN HD  725 | NESN+/HD 147/1147
  • Norwood Light | Norwood | NESN 56 | NESN HD 656 | NESN+/HD  82/627
  • SELCO | Shrewsbury | NESN 66 | NESN HD 281 | NESN+/HD  63/363
  • Verizon FIOS | NESN  76 | NESN HD 576 | NESN+/HD 78/578

Boston Bruins TV Announcers

Boston Bruins TV Announcers for the 2023-24 season are Jack Edwards calling the play-by-play action with Andy Brickley on color commentary.

Jack Edwards has been with the NESN covering Bruins games since the 2005/06 NHL season. Edwards covered away games for the Bruins with Dale Arnold covering Home games. 

Edwards has been in the television broadcast industry covering sports for over 30 years and has won an Emmy for his sports coverage as well. In his reporting career, he has covered the Olympics working for ABC and CBS as well as the 2002 World Cup Finals for ESPN.

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Andy Brickley is known among fans for his phrase "Get their skating game going". He has been With NESN since 2000 covering the away games.

He began covering all of the Bruins games starting from the 2005/06 season and then partnered with Jack Edwards ahead of the 2007/08 season.

Brickley played in the NHL and dressed in the Bruins uniform for 4 seasons from 1988 to 1992. Moreover, he has covered games in the AHL, IHL, international games, and college hockey broadcasts as a color commentator. 

What channel is the Bruins game on tonight?

The Bruins' preseason game against the Flyers is on at 7:00 PM ET on the NHL Network. Local Fans can find the game on the NESN Network.

The Bruins are all set to play the Flyers tonight with their lineup of players released which includes several players the franchise signed in 2023. 

Linus Ullmark and David Pasternak, members of the 2022/23 NHL All-Star Team are also included in the roster against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Linus Ullmark was the 2022/23 Vezina trophy winner as the goaltender of the year and the William M. Jennings Trophy winner for fewest goals against. Jeremy Swayman was the co-winner with Ullmark for the William M. Jennings Trophy.

Mason Lohrei, George Merkulov, and Matthew Poitras are some of the Bruins' prospects participating in the game against the Flyers set to be broadcast on the NHL Network.

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Here is a full list of the Boston Bruins player roster for the game on September 29 against the Philadelphia Flyers


  • Alex Chiasson
  • John Farinacci 
  • A.J. Greer 
  • Brett Harrison 
  • Danton Heinen 
  • Jakub Lauko 
  • Brad Marchand 
  • Georgii Merkulov 
  • David Pastrnak 
  • Matt Poitras 
  • Anthony Richard 
  • Pavel Zacha


  • Hampus Lindholm 
  • Mason Lohrei 
  • Charlie McAvoy 
  • Kevin Shattenkirk 
  • Reilly Walsh 
  • Parker Wotherspoon


  • Kyle Keyser 
  • Linus Ullmark