NESN Bruins Intermission Commentators, Announcers and Broadcasters

By Swikriti Kandel / 21 November 2023 05:08 AM

Broadcasting Team Of The Channel At The Studio On 12 October 2022
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NESN Bruins Intermission commentators and announcers NHL are Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley, Sophia Jurksztowich, and Dale Arnold.

Andrew Alberts, Barry Pederson, Billy Jaffe, and Andrew Raycroft also make up the broadcasting team of the Boston-based NHL franchise.

Located in Massachusetts, NESN stands for New England Sports Network. It is a joint venture of Fenway Sports Group(80%) and Delaware North(20%).

Other than the Bruins, the cable channel broadcasts the games of the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football Club, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Boston Celtics.

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NESN Bruins Intermission Commentators

NESN Bruins intermission commentators include Andrew Raycroft, Billy Jaffe, Barry Pederson, Dale Arnold, and Andrew Alberts.

Raycroft joined the broadcasting team of the franchise after his retirement in 2014. He is a former goaltender who played 11 seasons in the NHL. 

Andrew was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 1998 NHL Draft. He played his first match in the league during the 2000-01 season against Philadelphia Flyers.

In the inaugural season, Raycroft represented the team in 15 games. He played for Bruins, Maple Leafs, Avalanche, Canucks, and Stars in his career spanning 14 years.

Andrew began his broadcasting journey in the 2017-18 season. He is serving as the studio analyst as well as the intermission expert for five seasons.

Raycroft utilizes the knowledge from the games and his analysis to keep the fans engaged during the breaks and stoppages that occur during the match.

NESN Bruins Broadcasters

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NESN Bruins broadcasters are Dale Arnold and Sophia Jurksztowich. Dale is the studio host while Sophia is the ice-level reporter.

When Arnold takes off from his broadcasting duty, Sophia acts as a fill-in host. Similarly, when Jurksztowich is off, Andrew Raycroft replaces her.

Sophia Jurksztowich earned an undergraduate degree in radio and television from Ryerson University. She started her career as a sports intern for Corus Entertainment in 2007.

Jurksztowich began covering the NHL games in 2007 at Score TV. She mostly covered the news of the Toronto Maples Leafs from 2007 to 2012.

When Sophia excelled in the field, she was hired by Sportsnet as their host, reporter, journalist, and producer. She joined the on-air team of the NHL franchise officially in 2020.

Jurksztowich covered the Stanley Cup Playoff games and the NHL All-Star Weekend. She was welcomed to the sets by the channel after the lockdown for COVID-19 was over in 2021.

NESN Bruins Announcers

NESN Bruins announcers are Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards. Andy is the secondary announcer of the channel since 1997.

Andy Brickley started off as a left winger in the ECAC Hockey. He appeared in the American Hockey League, National Hockey League, and International Hockey League.

Brickley played on behalf of the Boston Bruins for 4 seasons. He also represented New Jersey Devils, Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, and Winnipeg Jets.

Andy played 385 National Hockey League games before retiring in 1996. He broadcasted games for the Denver Grizzlies when he was injured.

Brickley replaced Barry Pederson on the WBZ radio as a color analyst. He joined the TV channel of the NHL team in 2000. Initially, he covered the road games of the organization.

In his sportscasting career, Andy has commentated for Versus as well as NBSCN.

NESN Bruins Play By Play Announcer

NESN Bruins play by play announcer is Jack Edwards. Jack was hired in 2005 and he formerly did play-by-play for road games only.

Jack Edwards began commentating for the hockey team of the University of New Hampshire. He then executed his skills at the WGIR radio and WMUR-TV.

After working for several channels, Edwards worked as a freelancer for ESPN. He announced the Davis Cup finals and Frozen Four along with the channel.

Jack joined the Bruins network in 2005 following his multiple years of expertise in the field. He has solely done play-by-play for the home and road games since the 2007-08 season.

For his outstanding commentary, Edwards received the Stanley Cup Championship ring in 2011. He has formerly covered football, baseball, and soccer games.

Dale Is Retiring From His Sportscasting Job At The End Of 2023-24 Season
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Is NESN On YouTube TV?

No, NESN is not on YouTube TV. It is available on streaming TV service affiliates named NESN 360, DirecTV, and Fubo TV.

YouTube TV lacks certain channels including the NESN. To watch the games without cable, you can subscribe to the aforementioned services.

The subscription price for Fubo is $74.99 and DirecTV is $99.99 for a month. However, NESN 360 costs $30 a month which is cheaper as compared to other services.  

Despite having no affiliation with some local channels, YouTube TV is gaining popularity. It provides easy streaming of the news from more than 100 TV channels. Famous channels like ABC, NBC, Fox, CBS, and the like are affiliated with it. 

Moreover, you can access the service from mobile devices, tablets as well as smart television. The subscription costs $64.99 per month for the first 3 months followed by $72.99 per month thereafter.

What Time And Channel Is The Bruins Game On Tonight?

The Bruins game on tonight is on NBSCP+, NESN, and NHL Network at 7:30 pm. The team will play their first match of the 2023-24 season on 24 September. 

Bruins 2023-24 schedule for all the preseason and regular season games with their date is as follows:


The NHL franchise will play 6 games during the preseason. NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network will cover the exhibition games.

The full schedule of the preseason game of 2023-24 for Boston is given below:

  • September 24: at Philadephia on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network
  • September 27: New York Rangers on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network
  • October 1: Philadelphia on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network
  • October 3: at New Jersey on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network
  • October 5: at New York Rangers on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network
  • October 8: New Jersey Devils on NBCSP+, NESN, and NHL Network

Regular Season

The NESN will mostly cover Bruins regular season games. The full schedule of the regular season games for Boston in 2023-24 is as follows:


  • October 12: at Washington on TNT
  • October 15: Arizona on NESN
  • October 17: Florida on NESN
  • October 18: at Ottawa on NESN
  • October 20: Anaheim on NESN
  • October 22: Minnesota on NESN
  • October 25: Dallas on NESN
  • October 27: Detroit on NESN
  • October 28: at Columbus on NESN


  • November 1: at Pittsburgh on ESPN/ ESPN+
  • November 3: at NY Rangers on ESPN+/Hulu
  • November 5: at Toronto on NESN
  • November 7: St. Louis on NESN
  • November 10: Calgary on NESN
  • November 12: at Buffalo on NESN
  • November 13: Vancouver on NESN
  • November 17: Philadelphia on NESN
  • November 19: Chicago on NESN
  • November 21: at Tampa Bay on NESN
  • November 23: at Florida on NESN
  • November 25: Carolina on NESN
  • November 29: Tampa Bay on NESN


  • December 3: Colorado on NESN
  • December 5: Vegas on NESN
  • December 7: at Colorado on NESN
  • December 9: at Arizona on NESN
  • December 11: at Vegas on NESN and NHL Network
  • December 13:  NY Islanders on NESN
  • December 13: Los Angeles on NESN
  • December 17: Columbus on NESN
  • December 19: Florida on NESN
  • December 22: Winnipeg on NESN
  • December 23: at New Jersey on NESN
  • December 27: at Ottawa on NESN
  • December 28: at New Jersey on NESN
  • December 31: Buffalo on NESN


  • January 2: Pittsburgh on TNT
  • January 5: at Los Angeles on NESN
  • January 7: at San Jose on NESN
  • January 8: at Anaheim on NESN
  • January 12: Seattle on NESN
  • January 14: Toronto on NESN
  • January 16: Philadelphia on NESN
  • January 18: at NY Islanders on TNT
  • January 19: at NY Rangers on NESN
  • January 22: San Jose on NESN
  • January 24: at Montreal on NESN
  • January 26: at Tampa Bay on NESN
  • January 28: at Florida on NESN
  • January 29: at Carolina on NESN


  • February 1: at Toronto on NESN
  • February 11: Washington on ABC/ESPN+
  • February 14: at Dallas on NESN
  • February 16: at Nashville on NESN
  • February 18: NY Islanders on NESN
  • February 20: Ottawa on NESN
  • February 23: at Seattle on NESN
  • February 25: at Vancouver on NESN
  • February 27: at Edmonton on NESN
  • February 28: at Calgary on NESN


  • March 2: Buffalo on ESPN+/Hulu
  • March 4: NY Rangers on ABC/ESPN+
  • March 9: Edmonton on ESPN+/Hulu
  • March 11: Detroit on ABC/ESPN+
  • March 12: at Detroit on TNT
  • March 14: at Chicago on NESN
  • March 16: at Winnipeg on NESN
  • March 18: at Minnesota on NESN
  • March 19: at Buffalo on NESN
  • March 21: Ottawa on NESN
  • March 23: Montreal on NESN
  • March 25: Tampa Bay on NESN
  • March 26: at Carolina on NESN
  • March 28: Nashville on NESN
  • March 30: Columbus on NESN


  • April 1: at Pittsburgh on ABC/ESPN+
  • April 2: at St. Louis on TNT
  • April 6: Toronto on NESN
  • April 8: New Jersey on ESPN+, ABC
  • April 9: at Philadelphia on TNT
  • April 11: Washington on NESN
  • April 13: at Montreal on NESN

What Radio Station Are The Bruins On?

Bruins are on radio station 98.5 The Sports Hub. Judd Sirott is the play-by-play announcer while Bob Beers is the color commentator for the FM.

The radio channel is based in Boston. It serves as the station for the Celtics, Patriots, Bruins, and Revolution. The affiliates of the station throughout the USA are:


  • WBZ-FM Boston – 98.5 FM
  • WVEI Worcester – 1440 AM
  • WBEC Pittsfield – 1420 AM
  • WPKZ Fitchburg – 1280 AM
  • WWEI Springfield – 105.5 FM
  • WXTK Hyannis – 95.1 FM
  • WNAW North Adams – 1230 AM
  • WMRC Milford – 1490 AM

New Hampshire

  • WTPL Concord – 107.7 FM
  • WEEY Keene – 93.5 FM
  • WTSN** Portsmouth/Dover – 1270 AM
  • WZEI Laconia – 101.5 FM


  • WCPV Burlington – 101.3 FM
  • WCFR Springfield – 106.5 FM/1480 AM


  • WHXR Portland – 106.3 FM
  • WEZQ Bangor – 92.9 FM
  • WTME Rumford – 780 AM

Rhode Island

  • WVEI Providence – 103.7 FM
  • WOON Woonsocket – 1240 AM

New York

  • WEAV Plattsburgh – 960 AM

How To Stream Bruins Games?

You can stream Bruins games on NESN 360, DirecTV, Fubo TV, ESPN+, NHL.TV,  Sportsnet NOW, Viaplay, ESPN Play, ESPN Plus, and Star+.

ESPN+ can be used to watch the games by the people of the United States. Likewise, Canadians can use Sportsnet Now to watch the games without cable.

NHL.TV is the go-to streaming site for ice hockey enthusiasts based outside of the USA including England, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, the UK, Singapore, and more.

The games on Viaplay can be accessed by the countries Denmark, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, and Finland.

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