The Boston Bruins announced their 2012-13 regular season schedule on Thursday, and there are a few things to note:
The Bruins will open the season on October 11 on the road in Philadelphia against the Flyers.
The B's home opener will be on October 18 against the Montreal Canadiens -- the start of a six-game homestand that runs through October 30.
In fact, the Bruins have two six-game homestands (the other Nov. 30-Dec. 1) and a seven-game homestand (Dec. 11-26).
In the seven-game homestand, the C's host the Stanley Cup Champion Kings on December 17.
They travel out west from January 31-February 4 to face San Jose, Phoenix, and Colorado.
The Bruins longest road trip starts on February 15, lasting seven games through February 28. From February 15 to March 23, the Bruins play 12 of their 17 games on the road.
For the complete Bruins schedule, click here.