NHL Net to Air Bruins Parade Tomorrow

NEW YORK (June 17, 2011) – On Wednesday night the Boston Bruins

captured their sixth Stanley Cup since joining the NHL in 1924-25 and their

first championship since 1972. With all the hard work over, it’s time for

the team to celebrate their Stanley Cup victory with the entire New England



On Saturday, June 18, beginning at 10 a.m. ET, NHL Network™ will

telecast New England Sports Network’s live HD coverage of the Bruins’

Stanley Cup victory parade and rally as players and team management salute

their fans from TD Garden to Copley Plaza in downtown Boston. The

broadcast will be blacked out in Boston where local fans can tune in to

watch the event unfold on NESN. NHL.com will also stream the parade events

live beginning at 10 a.m. ET.


For fans who might have missed it the first time around, NHL Network

will show an encore presentation of the parade at 1 p.m. ET, immediately

following the live broadcast.


After a grueling, 82-game regular season and 25 playoff games, the

Zdeno Chara-led Bruins will bring Lord Stanley to meet their fans. The

city of Boston will celebrate again — this will be the city’s seventh

championship parade in the past decade, following celebrations for the

Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics.


Beginning on Friday, June 17, NHL Network US will carry a special

programming schedule entitled “Path to the Cup”, which will allow viewers

to watch each Bruins’ game in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs culminating

with their capture of the most recognizable trophy in all of sports — The

Stanley Cup. The series of rebroadcasts will begin with the seven games it

took to triumph over the Montreal Canadiens in the Conference

Quarter-finals then proceed to the second-round sweep of the Philadelphia

Flyers, the marathon seven-game series with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the

Eastern Conference Final and the rollicking Final that concluded with the

Game 7 victory over the Vancouver Canucks that earned the Bruins the title

of Stanley Cup Champions.