Bruins release preseason schedule

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Bruins release preseason schedule

The Boston Bruins have announced their preseason schedule and critical dates.

DateTimeOpponentLocation
Wednesday, 921
7:30 p.m.
@Ottawa Senators
Ottawa, ON
Friday, 923
7:00 p.m.
New York Islanders
Boston, MA
Sunday, 925
7:00 p.m.
Montreal Canadiens
Halifax, NS
Monday, 926
7:30 p.m.
@Montreal Canadiens
Montreal, QC
Thursday, 929
7:00 p.m.
Ottawa Senators
Boston, MA
Saturday, 101
7:00 p.m.
@New York Islanders
Bridgeport, CT

The two games in Boston will take place at the TD Garden.

Details regarding camp, practice times, rookie games, and rosters will be released at a later date.

The Boston Bruins Foundation Golf Tournament will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 12, at the International in Bolton, MA.

Training camp will open Friday, September 16, for physicals and fitness testing. The first official on-ice practices will occur the following day.

Tuesday, October 4 will be Media Day for the team.

The Bruins' regular season will begin at home against the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 6.

Capitals lose 3-goal lead, recover to beat Bruins in OT

Capitals lose 3-goal lead, recover to beat Bruins in OT

WASHINGTON - Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead Wednesday night.

Justin Williams scored twice and Daniel Winnik also had a goal to put Washington ahead 3-0 about six minutes into the second period.

After Winnik's tally, Washington went over 26 minutes without a shot on goal. Boston dominated the final five minutes of the second period, when Dominic Moore and David Pastrnak beat goaltender Braden Holtby. Colin Miller's power-play score 8:19 into third tied it at 3.

Boston arrived in Washington 4-0-1 over its last five games with three wins in a row, including a 4-3 overtime triumph against Florida on Monday night.

Evgeny Kuznetsov had two assists for the Capitals and Alex Ovechkin got his first point since Nov. 26.

Boston outshot Washington 34-20. The Capitals have won two straight following a three-game losing skid.