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TV Schedule, April 5: Red Sox Opening Day, Boston College In Frozen Four

Thursday's TV schedule, complete with channels and times, customized for the Boston sports fan. Click on highlighted teams' names for complete schedules, scores, and previews, plus an active community devoted to your team. All times ET and approximate.

MLB

Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers - 1:00 p.m. (TV: NESN, ESPN2) It's Opening Day for the somewhat new look Boston Red Sox. Jon Lester takes the mound against last year's Cy Young winner Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. How will the Bobby Valentine era begin for Boston?

NHL

Boston Bruins at Ottawa Senators - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NESN) The Boston Bruins head to Ontario to face the Ottawa Senators in their second to last game of the regular season. The Bruins will look to tune up for the playoffs while resting some of their key players.

NBA

Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls - 9:30 p.m. (TV: TNT) The Boston Celtics travel to Chicago to face the Bulls just a day after hosting the San Antonio Spurs at the TD Garden. The Bulls won the last time the two tipped off (February 16), 89-80.

College Hockey

Boston College vs. Minnesota - 8 p.m. (TV: ESPN2) Boston College is the heavy favorite going into this weekend's college hockey Frozen Four. They play Minnesota in their opening game of the championship tournament in Tampa.

Ferris State vs. Union - 4:30 p.m. (TV: ESPNU)

MLS

New England Revolution vs. FC Dallas - 8:30 p.m. (TV: Comcast Sport Net New England) The New England Revolution are on the road against FC Dallas. The Revs are looking to win their third straight against a Dallas team missing some of their key players due to injury.