NHL Net to Air Bruins Parade Tomorrow
June 17, 2011 Leave a comment
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.