Friday's TV schedule, complete with channels and times, customized for the Boston sports fan. Click on any team's name for complete schedules, scores, and previews, plus an active community devoted to your team. All times ET.
Major League Baseball
Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees, 7pm (TV: NESN)
Will the day off rejuvenate the Red Sox and get them back on track towards the AL Wild Card? The Sox send Jon Lester, who is 2-0 at Yankees Stadium this season, to the mound against the Yankees. The Yankees will serve up the recently shaky right-hander Freddy Garcia, who has allowed seven home runs in his last four starts. Follow our coverage here.
Keep an eye on this AL East matchup. Red Sox fans will become Jose Bautista fans this weekend.
National Hockey League
The Boston Bruins host their first home game since the Stanley Cup Playoffs, hosting the New York Islanders in this preseason match-up. Tim Thomas will start in goal for the Bruins, and is sure to solicit a ton of cheers when he takes the ice Friday night.
More TV listings after the jump.
Central Florida at BYU, 8pm (TV: ESPN)