The National Hockey League released the Boston Bruins 48-game schedule on Saturday, with the puck set to drop on January 19. Featuring exclusively Eastern Conference offerings, the shortened-season promises an epic sprint to the playoffs.
The Bruins will be afforded ample opportunity to take on old Northeast Division rivals in contests overflowing with meaning, as they seek to claim their third consecutive division crown.
The schedule also features a number of dates with heavyweight foes in the race for Eastern Conference supremacy.
Here are five games that you won't want to miss.