The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings are playing live on the NHL opening week schedule and the matchup from Joe Louis Arena starts up at 7:30 pm ET and has Original Six teams battling and it comes after the Bruins and Zdeno Chara were upset by the Canadiens in the playoffs and now they start this hockey campaign looking to win the division again.
The Bruins come into the season as one of the best teams in the league and after being the top team in the east and losing to the Canadiens, they are looking to get back to the east finals. The team lost to the Blackhawks two years ago in the Cup and while they made a big trade before the season started, the team is as strong as anyone else in the east. The Red Wings are looking to get back to glory and they come in after winning over the Bruins in their final preseason game and they play at home against the Ducks next on the schedule.
The Bruins come into the game after winning against the Flyers on Wednesday to start the season and they now have one win and two points to start the year. The team plays against alex Ovechkin and the Capitals next on the schedule and that comes after the Detroit matchup. Boston is a strong team and they will be a force to be reckoned with in the east this year. The team has the Caps and Colorado next and then they hit the road for four games and that includes a rematch with the Canadiens.
Check here for the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings live coverage.